The Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine-Republic of Moldova 2007-2013 (hereinafter JOP RO-UA-MD) is a cooperation programme financed by the European Union through the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument 2007-2013. The programme aims at creating “bridges” among the three countries involved, in order to help the border areas overcome their similar development challenges, by working together and finding common solutions.
Through the JOP RO-UA-MD the people in border areas have been encouraged to further develop the border economy, confront environmental challenges and enhance their preparedness for emergency situations. The program also promotes greater interaction between people and communities living in the border areas.
The EU contribution to the JOP RO-UA-MD is 126,72 M€ for the period 2007 to 2013, while the participant countries co-finance the programme with a minimum of 11,4 M€.
The JOP RO-UA-MD is characterised by a number of specificities regarding eligible areas, priorities and measures, and the eligibility of applicants. The full details of the programme can be found in the JOP RO-UA-MD programming documents.