Joint operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020

Project’s duration: 28 months

Start date: 23/03/2021

End Date: 22/07/2023

Project Consortium

Name Country Role
1 Varna Free University – VFU Bulgaria Lead partner


Greek Exporters Association – SEVE Greece Partner
3 European Regional Framework for Cooperation – ERFC Greece Partner
4 Odessa City Council – ODESA 5T Ukraine Partner
5 International Centre for Social Research and Policy Analysis – ICSRPA Georgia Partner
6 Samsun Metropolitan Municipality –SMM Turkey Partner


Few words about the project:

The overall goal of BSB-CIRCLECON is to promote territorial coordination of environmental protection and sustainable growth in the Black Sea Basin. The idea is to encourage as many actors as possible to embark on the transition to the circular economy, going beyond waste prevention and management to Waste as a Valuable Resource. BSB-CIRCLECON targets to promote: o Circular Economy package of Common awareness-raising and joint actions to reduce waste o Coordination of environmental protection and joint reduction of waste and marine litter in the Black Sea basin countries, in a lower – level, the “every day” people, supporting and facilitating Brussels and local governments’ activities towards CE.


Info link Lead partner (Varna Free University – VFU)