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Growing closer to confront common challenges: 5th Annual Forum of the EU Baltic Sea Strategy

(02/06/2014)

Growing closer to confront common challenges: 5th Annual Forum of the EU Baltic Sea Strategy

Tackling challenges from competitiveness to climate change and from energy to education, countries around the Baltic Sea are stepping up their cooperation as the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) moves into its fifth year.

EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn will attend the Annual Forum on the EUSBSR and the 16th Baltic Development Forum Summit, which take place in Turku, Finland on 3-4 June. Many leaders, high-level politicians and experts, as well as key business figures are set to participate.

The Forum will be attended by over 1,000 representatives from the private sector, regional businesses, civil society, academia and media in the Baltic Sea Region, including from Russia, Norway and Iceland. The Forum will look to further improve co-operation within the Macro-Region under the theme “Growing Together - For a prosperous, inclusive and connected Baltic Sea Region.”

More information:

Press Release

Forum Programme

European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

Twitter: @EU_Regional @JHahnEU #EUSBSR

Video: EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region - Cooperating together for our region

EU Macro-Regional Strategies

Política regional de la UE: Manténgase informado