Please see the information we’ve received from the Swedish Institute. This year they are organizing another Baltic Leadership Programme (BLP) on Per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). They are very contaminated fluorochemicals, with a significant threat to the drinking water and water systems. Fire foams, all kind of sprays, even takeaway boxes (e.g. pizza packages) or skivaxs often contain PFAS. Municipalities and regions have a tremendous responsibility in the direct implementation/usage of such substance. However, there is deficient awareness of that. I enclose the concept note of BLP on PFAS.
Conditions to apply and participate are similar to previous BLP programmes, only this time only specific target audience has been informed about the programme, including our Water Core Group.
SI BLP programmes enable the formation of expert-networks and provide great experts and knowledge. SI covers all costs of the modules, accommodation, food, etc.. However, SI expect that participants pay their travel to the physical modules.
For full module concept and programme please contact Magda from the IPS: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT: SI they expect all applications form no later than 15 August attached with a CV written in English and then the final participants will be chosen.
Do you work as strategists, regional developers, or national S3 coordinator with Smart Specialisation? Is your region working with Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3) with an interest in developing Interregional Value Chains and Entrepreneurial Discovery?
Application Call of Baltic Leadership Programme is now open until 19 August. Eligible countries: Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, as well as the German states of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg.
More details about this BLP oraganised by the Swedish Instiute can be found in the flyer and on SI website.
Are you interested in renewing and innovating the field of Bioeconomy and taking part in an intergenerational dialogue?
An entirely unique leadership training programme to tackle the challenges of youth participation in the Bioeconomy sector, for participants from the Baltic Sea Region.
BLP Youth addresses the need to better integrate younger generations into the field of Bioeconomy. Youth (up to 30 years of age) are vital for renewing and innovating the sector, which is necessary in the transition from a fossil based to a bio based society/economy, but today necessary links and methods for attracting and involving youth are lacking.
The programme is targeting representatives from youth organisations as well as representatives from organisations working with Bioeconomy. We are looking forward to receiving applications from Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Iceland, as well as the German states of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg.
The application period is open until 22nd August. For detailed information check thewebsite of the Swedish Instituteor follow the link to submit your application. In case of questions, please contact Gabor Schneider at:email@example.com, Tel: +46-8-453 78 59, Mobile: +46-732-318521.
If your organisation would like to start or expand collaborations capable of contributing to sustainable economic, environmental or social development in the Baltic Sea Region, take a look at the funding provided by the Swedish Institute.