Need to get in touch with the secretariat?

16 January 2017: The secretariat has been exposed to water damage and we have therefore been temporarily re-located. If you have difficulties geting through on the telephone, please send your project advisor or other colleagues an e-mail and we will get back to you as soon as we can.     

Have you designated your authorised signatory?

In order to submit an application or progress reports on finance and activities, you must have an authorised signatory. Learn more about the role of the authorised signatory and how to become an authorised signatory in our FAQ section and the programme manual.  

Call 3 is open

Ready to take your approved expression of interest to the next level? Now is your chance: Call 3 is open for submissions of full applications until February 1 2017. Learn more here


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The North Sea Region Programme is managed and implemented through cooperation between the programme's Monitoring and Steering Committees, the Joint Secretariat and National Contact Points.

The Monitoring Committee supervises the programme and is responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of implementation and the accountability of programme operations. It is composed of representatives from each of the countries involved in the programme, the chair and co-chair of the Steering Committee and an advisor from the European Commission.

The Steering Committee is responsible for approving or rejecting projects. It is composed of representatives from each of the countries involved in the programme, including representatives from the national and regional levels to ensure efficiency and broad representation.

The Joint Secretariat is responible for the day-to-day implementation and administration of the programme and its projects.

The National Contact Points advise project developers on matters related to national rules and procedures.