Region of North Aegean (Coordinating Beneficiary)
The Region of North Aegean (RNA) is one of the thirteen regions of Greece with autonomous administrative structure. Its administration is responsible for the development of the specific region in all sectors. Tourism is becoming a major economical sector and its impact on the environment and especially on climate change is of great interest to RNA. RNA and specifically the Special Unit of Management has implemented the Regional Operational Programmes (ROP) under the 1st and the 2nd Community Support Framework Nowadays it implements the ROP NORTH AEGEAN 2000 – 2006, 2007-2013 under the 3rd and 4th Community Support Framework.
RNA has gained considerable experience from the design and implementation of the INTERREG III A Project between Greece and Cyprus and also between Greece and Turkey. It has also designed and now implements Total Rural and Civil Development Projects for specific geographic areas in the Region of North Aegean. The RNA participates as the Responsible Body for the Project NAIAS ‘’North Aegean Innovative Actions & Support’’. The aim of the project is to develop pilot implementations to cover the needs of significant economic sectors for the Region of North Aegean, to improve the quality of life and to experiment with the innovative use of new technologies. The Project was funded under the European Commission’s European Programme Innovative Actions. Regional Policy E.U. The RNA participates as a Leader Partner in the Project Orpheas ‘’Local strategy for the promotion of employment within the framework of sustainable development’’. The Project is funded under the ECs, Article 6 “European Social Fund (ESF) and Re-adaptation’’. The RNA participates as a Partner in the Project Dias.net ‘’Platform for the Development of the Information Society in the European Islands and Isolated Regions’’. Dias.net is a project that demonstrates the convergence of technologies, marketable services, information and communication tools, in order to respond to the present and emerging needs and specificities of the European Islands. The Project funded under the European Commission’s, 5th Framework Programme, IST Programme. The RNA participates as a Partner in the Project MEVEL ‘’Equal Employment Opportunities for women in Aegean’’. The Project was funded under the European Social Fund (ESF) and by Hellenic Republic – Ministry of Employment & Social Protection.
Region of North Aegean (RNA)
77 P. Kountourioti St.,
81100 Mytilini, Lesvos, Greece
Tel: + 30 22510 28935/ 27894
Fax: + 30 22510 27601
Contact person: Mr. Vougioukas Stratos