At its meeting in Gdańsk ERB Executive Board adopted ERB action plan for 2013 and 2014. The main objective for joint activities of Euroregion Baltic, will be to contribute to the implementation of the ERB 2020 Agenda, and thus to make ERB an effective political tool, as well as making ERB efficient in dealing with common challenges. Therefore, content of this action plan is a clear continuation of actions specified in action plan adopted last year.
The actions planned to help ERB stakeholders tackle common challenges concern following issues: supporting youth cooperation within ERB Youth Board; fostering B2B cooperation with focus on clusters, innovation and internationalisation of SME’s; developing stronger cooperation on labour market issues and facilitating water cooperation. The actions designed in order to strengthen political role of ERB in the cross-border cooperation of the Baltic Sea Region are divided into external and internal ones. Externally, ERB will hold dialogue with the EU institutions and BSR organisations in a number of areas, like: implementation of EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, European Territorial Cooperation and European Neighbourhood programmes in BSR. Internally, ERB will reinforce itself by holding the 4th Annual Forum of Stakeholders, take up steps to obtain a legal status and change its structures, improve internal efficiency merging Task Forces on Cohesion Policy and EU Strategy for BSR and investigate possibility to establish European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation on its area.
Please follow this link to read the entire ERB Action Plan 2013-2014.