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ROBG 175


Stimulation and increase of the employment and cross-border mobility in the cross-border region

What’s the goal?

To stimulate the labor mobility and job opportunities through providing favorable conditions for development of joint business and entrepreneurships in the cross-border region.

What’s the budget?

598,785.51 euro, out of which 508,967.67 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead beneficiary (LB): Municipality of Belene (Bulgaria)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Ovidius University (Romania)

When is it happening?

Start date: 17.04.2018

End date: 16.04.2021

Duration: 36 months

Where is it happening?

Constanta and Teleorman in Romania

Pleven in Bulgaria

How is it going to happen?

  • Development of a joint strategy;
  • Development of a web based platform with mobile internet version in Bulgarian, Romanian and English language to encourage the joint business initiatives in the CBC region and to stimulate employment opportunities;
  • Development of a web based training platform with mobile internet version in Bulgarian, Romanian and English language and preparation of webinars;
  • Organization of training workshops;
  • Organization of 6 joint forums.

What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs:

 - 25 initiatives that activate workforce mobility in the cross border area; 1400 participants in joint local employment initiatives and joint trainings 560 participants in joint educational and training schemes to support youth employment, educational opportunities and higher and vocational education across borders

Programme results:

           -  111,174 persons will have access to joint employment initiatives in the CBC region

Project status

The project is currently under implementation. The following results were obtained so far:

- 16 two-days training workshops were organized;

- 6 joint forums were organized;

- 1 joint strategy related to cross-border mobility was elaborated;

- 1 web based platform with mobile internet version in Bg, RO and Eng language available at the address:;

- 1570 persons participated to the joint employment initiatives (training workshops and joint forum).


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