EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
For a complete calendar of meetings and events, please visit the EUSBSR website.
Events (co)organised by the EC
5th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
The 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, entitled 'Growing together - for a prosperous, inclusive and connected Baltic Sea region', will be held together with the 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit. The event is part of the Turku Baltic Sea Days which will include an array of many different events having the Baltic Sea region as a common denominator. A special website for the 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR is to be found under: http://www.bsr2014.eu/
4th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
Join us on 11-12 November 2013 in the charming city of Vilnius (Lithuania) for the 4th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region!
The event, which is hosted by the European Commission jointly with the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union in collaboration with the Secretariat of Council of the Baltic Sea States and INTERACT Point Turku, will bring together the main stakeholders of the Strategy from all countries around the Baltic Sea, representing the governmental sector, business, civil society and regional organisations.
The 2013 Annual Forum, entitled ‘Baltic Sea, Baltic Growth, Baltic Environment’, will focus on the environmental challenges faced by the Baltic Sea region, and the potential to turn these challenges into opportunities for economic growth, competitiveness and job creation.
A draft agenda, as well as practical information might be found here: http://www.balticsea-region-strategy.eu/communication/past-events/382978-annual-forum-for-eusbsr-2013/event_details
We look forward to welcoming you in Vilnius!
European Commission's 3rd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
18-19 June 2012 – Copenhagen
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
The programme is available here
For more information please visit http://www.bsr2011.eu/
Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region
5-6 May 2011 – Riga
Smart specialization and growth in the Baltic Sea Region
5-6 April 2011 – Malmö
Baltic Sea Region Programme conference "The power of the Baltic Sea macro-region"
30 November - 1 December 2010 - Jyväskylä
First Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
14-15 October 2010 – Tallinn
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.
Realising the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region through Nordic-European synergies in co-operation
29 June 2010 - Brussels
Baltic Development Forum Summit 2010 - Reaching new heights!
1-2 June 2010 - Vilnius
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)
20 October 2009 - Warsaw - National coordinators and Priority Areas coordinators meeting
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
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.
Summaries of the 4 workshops:
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
Summaries of the 4 workshops:
- Oil transport and pollution from ships
- Waste and Hazardous substances
- Ecosystems biodiversity and coastal zones
30 September 2008 - Stockholm - Stakeholder Conference
Stakeholder conference. By invitation only. Scoping Paper.
Summaries of the workshops: