“Interregional cooperation across the entire EU territory and neighbouring countries on topics closely related to regional development.”
INTERREG III is a European Community programme designed to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union through the cooperation of partners throughout Europe.
INTERREG III has three emphases:
Cross-border cooperation (INTERREG IIIA)
Transnational cooperation (INTERREG IIIB)
Interregional cooperation (INTERREG IIIC)
The area of the European Union is divided into four INTERREG III areas: North, South, West and East.