EUSBSR Newsletter September 2015

The EUSBSR Newsletter September 2015 issue is now available. A featured article addresses the new changes in the recently revised Action Plan including the new structure of thematic areas, the role of regional bodies within EUSBSR and the new terminology used. In addition, success stories from Policy Area ‘Education’ and the impending EUSBSR communication strategy are… Read more

September 1, 2015 in EU Strategy for Baltic Sea, News by

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Partner search for low carbon logistics project in South Baltic CBC Programme

The Energy Agency for South East Sweden ( Energikontor Sydost AB) is currently conducting a partner search for relevant actors and organizations in Poland and Lithuania for a South Baltic Programme project tacking the issue of low carbon logistics. The project will focus on low carbon logistics and the idea is to improve last mile transportation… Read more

August 12, 2015 in Latest by

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Common Baltic short-film competition

Polish cultural web portal Culture.pl, the Pomeranian Film Foundation in Gdynia and the Gdynia Film School are organising a short-film competition about the Baltic Sea countries – their cultural identity, their history, their society, their transformation. Participants have a month to submit a film lasting 1 to 5 minutes, and are encouraged to reflect on… Read more

July 30, 2015 in Latest by

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ERB Executive Board meeting in Brussels

The second meeting of the ERB Executive Board in 2015 took place in Brussels on 16th June. The meeting followed a seminar organised by the Informal Baltic Sea Group a day earlier which was entitled “Baltic solutions for renewable energy and sustainable transport - Initiatives for blue and green growth”. Members of the Executive Board took… Read more

July 30, 2015 in Latest by

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New South Baltic Programme 2014-2020 inaugurated

During the  two days of the Interreg South Baltic Programme kick-off conference the stakeholders took the occasion to celebrate the official closure of the South Baltic Programme 2007-2013 and inauguration of the next Programme generation 2014-2020. Being simultaneously a closure and inaugural event, the conference gathered more than 160 participants in total. Organised onboard the… Read more

June 18, 2015 in Latest by

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Updated EUSBSR Action Plan

Following an extensive consultation with Member States concerned and stakeholders in the Baltic Sea region, a revised Action Plan of the EUSBSR was agreed with Member States concerned and now is finalised. The revised Action Plan, which is more streamlined and focused, consists of 13 policy areas and 4 horizontal actions, in total 17 thematic… Read more

June 18, 2015 in Latest by

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Kick-off Conference of the INTERREG South Baltic Programme 2014-2020

Stakeholders of the cross-border cooperation in the South Baltic area are invited to take part in the kick-off conference of the South Baltic Programme 2014-2020 which will be held between 8-9th June 2015. In the spirit of cross-border cooperation and the maritime character of the Programme, the first day of the conference will be held… Read more

May 20, 2015 in Latest by

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Registration now open for VI Annual Forum of EUSBSR

The VI Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, ‘Achieving e-Quality by Connecting the Region’, will be held on 15-16 June in Jūrmala, Latvia. It will be one of the large-scale international events hosted during the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union and it will integrate the Presidency priorities: Competitive, Digital and Engaged Europe…. Read more

April 21, 2015 in EU Strategy for Baltic Sea, Latest by

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South Baltic Programme launches call for movie project

Between 2007-2014 the South Baltic Programme managed to bring together more than 430 partners from the participating regions in Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden, co-financing the implementation of 69 cross-border cooperation projects since 2008, which then translated to more than 100 successful partnerships, networks and clusters across the shores of the South Baltic. From… Read more

April 21, 2015 in Latest by

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ERB Executive Board meeting in Elbląg

The first 2015 meeting of the ERB Executive Board took place in Elbląg, Poland on 12th February. The meeting was of particular significance to all ERB stakeholders as it marked the transfer of ERB Presidency from Lithuania to Poland with Mr Vytautas Grubliauskas, Chair of the Association Klaipeda Region handing over to Mr Wiesław Byczkowski,… Read more

March 19, 2015 in Latest by

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