The EUSBSR Newsletter brings new information about recent developments in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
On 22nd June 2011 the European Commission published its first progress report on the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
On 15th June 2011 in Brussels the Informal Baltic Sea Group (iBSG) organised a seminar on the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
The Polish Institute of International Affairs has recently published a short analysis of the current implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
The current edition of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region Newsletter informs about the process of drafting the first report on the implementation of the Strategy including recommendations of future activities.
The review of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, due to take place in Autumn 2011 under the Polish presidency, provides an excellent opportunity to focus on the developments in the region of the Baltic Sea, first of all examining what has been achieved through the macroregional strategy so far and for considering future developments.
Euroregion Baltic Task Force on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region has prepared a discussion paper with the view of contributing to the ongoing revision process of the EUSBSR 2011. The paper presents our thoughts on the implementation of the Strategy, as well as the drafting of the EUSBSR 2011 Report, and it will be presented to the European Commission and the National Contact Points.
The 2010 conference of the Baltic Sea Region Programme entitled “The Power of the Baltic Sea macro-region” was held in Jyväskylä, Finland between 30th November – 1st December 2010 with more than 300 participants in attendance.
The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and BONUS, the joint Baltic Sea research and development programme worth 100 MEUR for the years 2010-2016, have initiated collaboration related to the common aim of securing a better future for the Baltic Sea Region.
The second meeting of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region High Level Group was held on 13th December 2010 in Brussels. During the meeting, the Group gave its consent to the 2010 Annual Report and the updated Action Plan.