The European Union wishes in the next 5 years to provide about 100 million euros for the Program Kolarctic " and " Northern dimension ", which also cover the Murmansk, Arkhangelsk region and Nenets Autonomous Okrug. About this said on Thursday the head of the EU delegation to Russia Vygaudas u?ackas at the meeting with the Governor of the Murmansk region Marina Kovtun.
according to him, the EU wants to continue to develop cooperation with Russia, despite the difficult external situation." Regardless of the turbulence and storms in the world's oceans policy in the neighboring country - Ukraine, We are interested to expand dialogue and interaction. From the General Treasury of the EU We will highlight in the next 5 years 100 million euros for the Program "Northern dimension" and " Kolarctic ", - noted the head of the EU delegation to the Russian Federation.
Governor Kovtun from my side also said that the Murmansk region, which borders with Norway and Finland and has a long and successful tradition of cross-Border Cooperation, is interested in the continuation of contacts." We are open for Cooperation at the regional level in the framework of their competencies, " said Kovtun.
The Kolarctic ENPI-SS (instrument, the European Neighbourhood Partnership and cross-Border Cooperation is one Of the payment instruments of the European Union. Programme of the European Neighbourhood Partnership and cross-Border Cooperation are implemented in the regions located at the external borders of the European Union.
during the programme period 2007-2013, the Kolarctic ENPI-SS has allocated funding for the implementation of the 51 projects (47 Of them participated Murmansk company). In ongoing projects, the partners represent a broad spectrum of both public and private organizations in the Software area. Part of the main Software site consists of Nordland, Troms and Finnmark in Norway