Supporting a Sustainable and Better-Connected Future

Environment and conservation are key for this theme. It will focus on land, coastlines and the wildlife within them across Northern Ireland and the border counties. 

Projects will also work to improve cross-border transport links between north and south.

Pre-application Support

Before each PEACEPLUS funding call opens the SEUPB are hosting pre-application support workshop for each Investment Area. Click on the Investment Areas below to find out more about workshops and resources available under Theme 5.

Pre-application support is not a formal part of the assessment process and applicants can still apply to the programme even if they have not attended or completed a concept note. 

  • Investment Area 5.1 Biodiversity, Nature Recovery and Resilience

    This Investment Area is targeted at organisations who are working in cross-border collaboration to facilitate the recovery of selected habitats and species across the Programme Area.

  • Investment Area 5.2 Marine and Coastal Management

    This investment area will enable a cross-border approach to the protection of the marine and coastal environment from potentially damaging human activities, and support the development of climate change adaptation plans which will increase the resilience of ecosystems, coastal communities.

  • Investment Area 5.3 Water Quality Catchment Management

    The development and management of cross-border water quality and catchment management programmes, designed to enable freshwater bodies in cross-border river basins to achieve good or high quality.

  • Investment Area 5.4 Water Quality Water Bodies

    The Water Quality Improvement Programme will enable a cross-border collaborative approach to the management and improvement of water quality to address the requirements of the Water Framework Directive.

  • Investment Area 5.5: Geothermal Energy

    This investment area will build the knowledge, skills and capacity required to develop a policy framework and encourage Programme Area investment in the geothermal technology sector.

  • Investment Area 5.6 Enhanced Sustainable Travel Connectivity

    This programme will increase connectivity across the Programme Area in the form of sustainable transport. It will involve significant investment in sustainable rail stock to enable the introduction of an hourly crossborder rail service.

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