NEXT MED thematic strategy is structured around 4 broad priorities and 9 specific objectives, selected by the representatives of the participating countries based on the set of policy objectives contained in the EU Common Provisions Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2021/1060 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 2021 laying down common provisions) and following a consultation process involving national authorities, key stakeholders and regional actors. 

The below priorities and specific objectives identified for Interreg NEXT MED have the ambition to reflect the shared challenges of the cooperation area.