Interreg Central Baltic Programme under MDI’s examination

Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014–2020 is one of EU’s cross-border co-operation programmes implemented around the Baltic Sea Region. Programme area includes Finland (incl. Åland island), Sweden, Estonia, and Latvia. Programme has four thematic priorities and the Programme seeks to add value through cross-border cooperation to address common challenges. So far, 97 projects have been approved for funding and implementation of a total of 46 projects will be finalized by the end of 2018. An international consortium led by MDI has been appointed to carry out the impact evaluation of the programme. MDI has Swedish Kontigo AB and Latvian Safege with country-expert from Estonia as partners. Impact evaluation will outline key findings and point out some development targets during spring 2019.