On 16th June 2014 the Executive Board of Euroregion Baltic held its meeting in Växjö, Sweden discussing issues with respect to the transfer of the International Secretariat of the organisation, upcoming activities of the ERB Youth Board and a closing report from the ERB Task Force on Cohesion Policy.
Following the decisions of the ERB Board taken on 20th March 2014 and 9th May 2014, as of 1st July 2014 the Foundation supporting and promoting entrepreneurship in Olsztyn became the hosting party for the International Permanent Secretariat with Mr Sebastian Magier taking the position of the Head of the IPS. The outgoing Head of the IPS, Mr Sławomir Demkowicz-Dobrzański addressed the ERB Executive Board and the members of the regional secretariats with expression of gratitude for the ten years of cooperation. The members of the ERB Executive Board thanked Mr Demkowicz-Dobrzański for his contribution into the collaboration within ERB.
Following the agenda, the ERB Executive Board then took note of a information from Ms Maria Fromseier Kjaergaard, Chair of ERB Youth Board on the current status of the Board and its future activities during 2014.
The Executive Board was also informed about the ERB’s participation in the 5th Annual Forum of EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region in Turku, Finland and received a closing report from the ERB Task Force on Cohesion Policy.
Finally, the Executive Board received an invitation from Ms Christina Mattisson, Chair of the Board of Region Blekinge to participate in the 7th Baltic Sea Tourism Forum which would be organised in Karlskrona on 1-2nd October 2014.
The final minutes of the ERB Executive Board meeting in Växjö are available here.