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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

2014

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/

2013

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!

2012

European Commission's 3rd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

18-19 June 2012 – Copenhagen

 European Commission's 3rd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

The programme is available here
The prospectus is available "here
For more information please visit http://www.bsr2012.eu/

2011

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/

Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region

5-6 May 2011 – Riga

Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region PDF

Smart specialization and growth in the Baltic Sea Region

5-6 April 2011 – Malmö

Smart specialization and growth in the Baltic Sea Region

Innovation in the Baltic Sea Region PDF

2010

Baltic Sea Region Programme conference "The power of the Baltic Sea macro-region"

30 November - 1 December 2010 - Jyväskylä

BSR Programme Conference The power of the Baltic Sea macro region

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.

Programme

Realising the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region through Nordic-European synergies in co-operation

29 June 2010 - Brussels

Seminar co-organised by the Nordic Council of Ministers, informal Baltic Sea Group, European Commission
Invitation PDF - Agenda PDF

Baltic Development Forum Summit 2010 - Reaching new heights!

1-2 June 2010 - Vilnius

2009

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 PDF

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

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2008

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: pdfen
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: pdfen

30 September 2008 - Stockholm - Stakeholder Conference

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

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