The EU Commission and the County Administrative Board of Stockholm hosted the first official Stakeholder Conference in relation to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, in Stockholm 30 September. The Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt were one of the speakers at the conference. You will find more clicking on this link: BDF website
You can read the non-paper presented by the Danish government here.
Polish Office of the Committee for European Integration (UKIE) has launched a special website devoted exclusively to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Pleas, go to: UKIE Website
Baltic Sea Economic Congress has been held today, 23 September 2008 in Warsaw, POLAND by the Office of the Committee for European Integration in co-operation with the Baltic Development Forum and demosEUROPA. The event is devoted exclusively to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Please, find out more at: Congress
One of the four roundtable seminars “How to make the Baltic Sea Region an Accessible and Attractive place” was arranged at the BSSSC Annual Conference on 18 September 2008 in Kaunas. The roundtable was organised by the European Commission DG Regional Policy as a part of the work on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
The European Commission Regional Policy Directorate General has launched a new website on the upcoming EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. You will find information on the aim and objectives of the Strategy, other related EU policies, as well as on the actors in the Baltic Sea Region at the following address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/cooperation/baltic/.
Mr Niels Chresten Andersen was an ERB representative at the meeting of Baltic Sea Region organisations (a.o. ERB, BDF, B7 and BSSSC represented by the Danish Regions) which took place in Copenhagen with the aim of developing a joint position on the EU Baltic Sea Strategy. The meeting was chaired by Mr Knud Andersen, head of the Danish delegation to the Committee of the Regions and the former member of the ERB Board. The joint position is expected to be agreed on during September.
The Estonian non-paper on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region can now be downloaded here
The Latvian non-paper on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is now available here