Cross-Border Cooperation Component – CBC

The second IPA Component. This component covers Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) activities between (potential) Candidate Countries and Member States, as well as CBC activities between Candidate Countries and Potential Candidate Countries. The main aim of this component is to promote sustainable economic and social development in the border areas, to address common challenges in environment, natural and cultural heritage, public health and the prevention of and fight against organised crime, to ensure efficient and secure borders, and to promote local “people to people” type of action.