EU Strategy for Baltic Sea

EUSBSR Newsletter for November 2014 and a new photo gallery

The EUSBSR newsletter November 2014 issue focuses on governance issues, future Action Plan, Horizontal Action ‘Sustainable’ among other things. For the first time, this publication is 16 pages long aiming to better analyse and inform about each of the topics addressed. The newsletter is available in the EUSBSR website in both flipping book and pdf […]

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Report concerning the governance of macro-regional strategies

European Commission published its report concerning the governance of macro-regional strategies. The report proposes among others greater role for the member states in the implementation of the EUSBSR and will be discussed during the Italian presidency.

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EESC opinion on civil society in the EUSBSR

The European Economic and Social Committee at its 492nd plenary session, held on 18 and 19 September 2013, adopted the opinion on enhancing civil society partnerships to deliver the Baltic Sea Region Strategy, available here in all language versions.

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EUSBSR added value examined

The European Commission has published the first study to weigh up the success of the EU's Baltic and Danube macro-regional strategies and to provide recommendations for the future.

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EUSBSR Newsletter March 2013

The EUSBSR newsletter March 2013 issue is out. The content includes, among other articles, the reviewed EUSBSR Action Plan, the joint meeting on Partnership Agreements and EUSBSR and two success stories from Priority Area on Maritime Safety and Security.

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EUSBSR Newsletter November 2012

The EUSBSR newsletter November 2012 issue is out. Considering the large amount of issues addressed, the publication is 12 page long for the first time. 

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EU Council concludes EUSBSR revision

On 26th June the Council of the European Union at the General Affiars Council meeting adopted the conclusions on the completion of the revision of the EU Strategy of the Baltic Sea Region. 

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Joint paper on EUSBSR

Six pan-Baltic organisations: Baltic Development Forum, Baltic Sea States Subregional Cooperation, CPMR Baltic Sea Commission, Baltic 7 Islands, Euroregion Baltic and Union of the Baltic Cities, have jointly adopted the position paper on the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. The paper addresses among others some key issues related to the […]

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New Communication on EUSBSR

The Commission released the new communication on the EUSBSR on Friday 23 March 2012. The transition of the Strategy's four pillars into the three objectives has thus been officially communicated. See the text of the communication here.

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New EUSBSR website

A new website has been officially launched on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region by Colin Wolfe, Head of Unit of DG Regio at the opening of the 3rd Working Meeting of the EUSBSR in Vilnius on 21st March 2012. Check out here.

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