The Board of Euroregion Baltic met in Karlskrona on 3rd October 2006. Among the topics discussed were the progress in the developent of the South Baltic CBC Programme, plans for joint cultural and sports projects within Euroregion, status of Latvian participation, response to the invitation to take part in the BEN project as well as the calendar for the meetings in 2007. The Board also debated on the status of the Seagull 2 project, as it acts as the project Steering Committee.
In 2005 seven members of the European Parliament: Christopher Beazley, Michael Gahler, Satu Hassi, Thomas Hedrik Ilves, Girts Valdis Krsitovskis, Henrik Lax and Alexander Stubb formed the Baltic Strategy Working Group and constructed the first contribution into the development of a European Baltic Sea Strategy. To read the paper, pleae go to: Europe’s Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region