Cooperation area

The eligible regions of the following 14 countries participate in the Programme.

EU Mediterranean Countries

Cyprus: the whole country
France: Corse, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
Greece: Anatoliki Makedonia - Thraki, Kentriki Makedonia, Thessalia, Ipeiros, Ionia Nisia, Dytiki Ellada, Sterea Ellada, Peloponnisos, Attiki, Voreio Aigaio, Notio Aigaio, Kriti
Italy: Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Lazio, Liguria, Puglia, Sardegna, Sicilia, Toscana
Malta: the whole country
Portugal: Algarve
Spain: Andalucía, Cataluña, Comunidad Valenciana, Murcia, Islas Baleares, Ceuta, Melilla

Mediterranean Partner Countries (those having signed the Financing Agreement with the European Commission by 31st December 2009)

Egypt: Marsa Matruh, Al Iskandanyah, Al Buhayrah, Kafr ash Shaykh, Ad Daqahliyah, Dumyat, Ash Sharquiyah, Al Isma’iliyah, Bur Sa’id, Shamal Sina’ (the region of North Sinai does not participate for the time being in the Programe)
Israel: the whole country
Jordan: Irbid, Al-Balga, Madaba, Al-Karak, Al-Trafila, Al-Aqaba
Lebanon: the whole country
Palestine: the whole country
Syria*: Latakia, Tartous
Tunisia: Médenine, Gabès, Sfax, Mahdia, Monastir, Sousse, Nabeul, Ben Arous, Tunis, Ariana, Bizerte, Béja, Jendouba

Notes: Morocco has adhered to the Programme but has not signed the Financing Agreement with the European Commission.
Algeria, Libya and the United Kingdom (Gibraltar) are eligible countries according to the ENPI CBC Strategy Paper but they are not participating in the Programme.
Turkey has requested not to be included anymore in the list of eligible territories, being a country in pre-accession phase to the EU.
*Based on the European Commission’s position, the sole participation of non‐State actors is admitted for Syrian organisations. The participation of Syrian State actors in the Programme  is not allowed for the time being.

04.04.2012