EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

Events (co)organised by the EC

2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008

24-26 October 2011 – Gdansk – European Commission's 2nd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region/ 13th Baltic Development Forum Summit

24-26 October 2011 – Gdansk – European Commission's 2nd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region/ 13th Baltic Development Forum Summit

The programme is available here PDF

For more information please visit http://www.bsr2011.eu/

 

5-6 May 2011 – Riga – Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region

Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region PDF

 

5-6 April 2011 – Malmö – Smart specialization and growth in the Baltic Sea Region

Smart specialization and growth in the Baltic Sea Region

Innovation in the Baltic Sea Region PDF

 

14-15 March 2011 – Brussels – Seminar on the EUSBSR: Meeting of Priority Area Coordinators, Horizontal Action Leaders, National Contact Points

On 14- 15 March 2011 the European Commission organised the seminar gathering main actors responsible for the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. The principal objectives of the seminar were:
1) to develop clearer support and guidelines for the roles of Priority Area Coordinators (and Flagship Project Leaders), Horizontal Action Leaders and National Contact Points;
2) to agree on communication needs;
3) to discuss further cross-sectoral and cross-cutting links across the Priority Areas and Horizontal Actions.
4) to consider the adoption of targets for the Strategy and questions concerning evaluation and future needs;

Introductory presentation - INTERACT Point Turku PPT

Evaluation: Setting Outcome Indicators and Targets PPT

 

16-17 February 2011 – Gdansk – Second Alignment Meeting on Implementation of the EUSBSR

Second Alignment Meeting on the Implementation of the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region DOC

 

13 December 2010 - High Level Group meeting

 

30 November - 1 December 2010 - Jyväskylä - Baltic Sea Region Programme conference "The power of the Baltic Sea macro-region"

BSR Programme Conference The power of the Baltic Sea macro region

 

14-15 October 2010 – Tallinn – First Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

  1. Documents from the five parallel workshops
  2. Thematic session
  3. Panel discussions

On the 14-15 October 2010 in Tallinn, the European Commission organised the first Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. The Forum included a presentation and discussion of the first draft implementation report, as well as updates on the various Priority Areas indicated in the Strategy. All stakeholders were invited to join this open exchange of views on the status and future of the Strategy. Interventions and comments made during the Forum contributed to the final drafting of the implementation report and to the future development of the Strategy. All conference presentations are available.

Programme EN

Conference Documents

 

29 June 2010 - Brussels - Seminar co-organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers, informal Baltic Sea Group, European Commission - "Realising the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region through Nordic-European synergies in co-operation"

1-2 June 2010 - Vilnius - Baltic Development Forum Summit 2010 - Reaching new heights!

 

12 April 2010 - Brussels - High Level Group meeting

 

11 March 2010 - Riga - Joint meeting of Operational Programmes and Priority Areas coordinators

Documents

Presentations

 

Opening of the Working meeting

Lessons learned during the starting up phase of the EUSBSR

Working Session 1 in Break Out Rooms (4 parallel sessions)

20 January 2010 - Stockholm - National coordinators and Priority Areas coordinators meeting

8 December 2009 - Brussels - Conference "How can the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region help boost regional development" - the Committee of the Regions by the Wielkopolska Region (Poland) and Västernorrland County (Sweden)

Report

 

20 October 2009 - Warsaw - National coordinators and Priority Areas coordinators meeting

Guidance to the priority area coordinators pdf

 

11-12 June 2009 - Visby - Conference "The Baltic Sea Strategy - Regions and Cohesion Policy in Action"

The Baltic Sea Strategy - Regions and Cohesion Policy in action" conference jointly organised by DG REGIO and the Swedish and Lithuanian Managing Authorities

More information is available here

Baltic 4

9 December 2008 – Helsinki – Baltic Sea Region Perspectives: Safety and Security Objective in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

Roundtable on the safety and security issues in the EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy. Presentations are available here
Summaries of the 4 workshops: enpdf
Crime prevention - Crisis management and emergency response - Maritime safety - Safe and secure everyday life

 

26 November 2008 - Tallinn - Baltic Sea Programme Conference

The Baltic Sea Programme Conference gives an overview of the Strategy preparations and presents the results of 2000-2006 programme period. Conference website

 

13 November 2008 - Gdansk - Roundtable: How to make the Baltic Sea Region Environmentally Sustainable Place

Roundtable on environmental issues in the EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy.
Summaries of the 4 workshops: enpdf

 

30 September 2008 - Stockholm - Stakeholder Conference

Stakeholder conference. By invitation only. Scoping Paper .
Summaries of the workshops: enpdf