2006-11-20 ERB Council meeting

The Euroregion Baltic Council met in Svetlogorsk on 20 November 2006. It was the last Council meeting in 2006, during the Russian presidency The next will take place on 14 March 2007 and mark transfer of chairmanship in the organisation to the Swedish Party, repesented by Region Blekinge.

The Council discussed the future cooperation within Euroregion Baltic, paying most attention to the prioritised implementation of the Joint Development Programme and possible instruments of financial assistance to the actors implemnting it between 2007 and 2013, e.g. the European Territorial Cooperation programme in the South Baltic and the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument programme for Poland, Lithuania and Kaliningrad Rgion. The COuncil also approved the Latvian request to withdraw from Euroregion Baltic.