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Interreg IT-AL-ME continues: Handing-over to the new South Adriatic Programme

PROJECT / South Adriatic

A new journey to strengthen cross-border cooperation: the event will take place at Fiera del
Levante, Bari, on Wednesday 13 September 2023.

From Italy-Albania-Montenegro to Interreg IPA South Adriatic, Cooperation continues: we are pleased to
announce the handing-over event to the new Programme. Scheduled to take place at Fiera del Levante on
13 September 2023, the event will bring together representatives from Italy, Albania, and Montenegro to
mark the beginning of a new phase of regional cooperation and development.
Key figures such as Alessandro Delli Noci, Regional Minister for Economic Development – Puglia Region,
Gianna Elisa Berlingerio, Director of the Department for Economic Development - Puglia Region, Crescenzo
Antonio Marino
, Director of the Programme Managing Authority, and Gilles Kittel, European Commission -
DG Regio, are expected to take part in the initiative along with Heads of Delegations from Italy, Albania,
and Montenegro.

The agenda features a celebration of the remarkable results achieved by the Interreg IPA CBC Italy-
Albania-Montenegro 2014-2020
, a moment to present the successful projects that have enriched the area,
promoting economic growth, cultural exchange, and social cohesion.

The second part of the event will be dedicated to the 2021-27 South Adriatic Strategic Projects. The Lead
Partners will participate in a moderated roundtable discussion to introduce the strategic projects, focusing
on Creativity, Resilience, Connectivity, Skills, and Governance.
The closing remarks will include an outlook to the future call for standard projects.
Additional information and the agenda will be available soon.