The call aims to foster cooperation between Member States and eligible countries for the protection of environment in marine regions and subregions. An application should be submitted by at least two different legal entities from at least two different Member States or eligible countries. The activities to be co-financed will assist regional or subregional cooperation in the field of implementation of the MSFD. The purpose is to finance at least 1 proposal per region or per subregion.
Applicants should be non-profit organisations (private or public), public authorities (national, regional, local), international organisations, universities, educational institutions, research centres or profit-making entities.
In particular, applications involving public authorities competent for the implementation of the MSFD in the selected areas, are encouraged.
Natural persons are not eligible for the present call.
The coordinators must be entities or bodies registered in an EU Member State, or international organisations.