SYPERB project presented during EUSBSR seminar


The seminar was moderated by Mr Anders Bergström, Coordinator of PA Education from the Norden Association.

On 18th November 2014 in Warsaw Euroregion Baltic took part in a seminar dedicated to cooperation within the Priority Area Education of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

Moderated by Mr Anders Bergström, PA’s Coordinator from the Norden Association, the seminar was organised by the EUSBSR National Contact Point at the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. With around 60 participants from various ministries, educational institutions, labour offices and non-governmental organisations, the meeting attempted to shed more light on the details of transnational cooperation on higher education with special focus on vocational training, labour market issues and youth employment. During the presentations several active and potential Flagship Projects within EUSBSR were introduced by their representatives. These included such projects as Baltic University Programme, Baltic Training Programme, South Baltic Training Programme, HansaECVET, Baltic Sea Labour Forum, Ready to Research, Introducing Dual Education in the BSR, Baltic Sea Labour Forum mobility initiative, BSR Life Long Learning, Quick IGA, Baltic Science Network and  EntrepreneurshipLab. Among them was also SYPERB Strategic Youth Policy in EuroregionBaltic project which was introduced as a new initiative that could later become a Flagship Project within the Strategy.

The seminar proved to be very informative and well organised, allowing participants to gain more concrete and practical knowledge on the implementation of the Strategy and meet relevant stakeholders working within the Priority Area.

For more information about the Seminar including all presentations, please follow this link to an article in the official web portal of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the country’s involvement in the EU cooperation.

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 formats.

Also, a photo gallery for the EUSBSR has just been created on Flickr. It includes pictures from many different meetings and events as well as generic pictures taken in the Baltic Sea region. This tool aims to help EUSBSR stakeholders in their communication activities. The photos currently displayed in the online photo sharing platform have been provided by the INTERACT Programme and other EUSBSR stakeholders.

Please follow this link to read the EUSBSR Newsletter in pdf format.

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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