SAVE THE DATE: The Future of the Baltic Sea Region Cooperation – Focus on the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), 23 Nov 2018

SAVE THE DATE: BALEX will organise a half-day conference on 23 November 2018 at 2PM-6PM, in Turku, Finland. The event is organised in cooperation with EUSBSR HA Neighbours.   THE FUTURE OF BALTIC SEA REGION COOPERATIONFocus on the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS): Current Challenges and Perspectives The absence of institutionalized legislative bodies with authoritative power, along with …

NCM Publication: Baltic 2030 Bumps on the Road: How the Baltic Sea States are performing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The report Baltic 2030: Bumps on the Road provides an overview of the 2030 Agenda implementation in the Baltic Sea Region, aimed at informing strategy and prioritisation discussions for national and regional collaboration. For each of the region’s eleven countries, performance on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is examined and five selected SDGs are discussed at the indicator level. Based …

OPEN CALL: REFINERY 2018-2019 – Refinery of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Products in the Northern Dimension Area

OPEN CALL: REFINERY 2018-2019Refinery of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Products in the Northern Dimension Area The project is looking for participants from the field of tourism and creative industry to develop sustainable cultural tourism products and services Application deadline 25.5.2018 Open to applicants from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Lithuania and Germany WHAT IS REFINERY? The project enhances the collaboration between the …

Maritime activities in the Baltic Sea assessed in HELCOM report

HELCOM released in March 2018 the most comprehensive assessment of maritime activities in the Baltic Sea region currently available – covering distribution of activities at sea, developments over time, related environmental issues as well as future perspectives and scenarios. The vast number of activities addressed include operational and accidental pollution from maritime traffic, fisheries, aquaculture, offshore energy production, cables and …

Call for projects that put culture at the heart of Baltic Sea cooperation and empower the future-builders of the region

Call for projects that put culture at the heart of Baltic Sea cooperation and empower the future-builders of the region: Call open from 15 February – 31 March 2018 Regional Identity is a long-term priority of CBSS aiming to develop and foster the concept of a belonging to the Baltic Sea Region through engagement, dialogue, people-to-people contacts, networks and multilevel …

Baltic Development Forum has published its State of the Region Report 2017

A new overview of the Baltic Sea region has been released by the Baltic Development Forum. The three authors Christian Ketels, Helge J. Pedersen and Mikael Olsson analyses the Baltic Sea Region economy and assesses the state of the region, thus helping decision makers and observers inside and outside of the Region to navigate in a challenging environment. The 2017 …

Call for Applications: Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue, 20-26 Nov 2017, Helsinki and St Petersburg

Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue Is this you? Studying to be a teacher. Between 20-30 years old. Interested in history and regional cooperation in the Baltic Sea. Ready to learn, discuss topics linked to the history & current affairs in the Baltic Sea Region and meet new people with similar interests. Come from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway,Poland, …

‘BONUS call 2017: Synthesis’ call is now open

A competitive ‘BONUS call 2017: Synthesis’ call is now open. Proposals are invited until 9 November 2017 for transnational desktop-studies of up to 18-months and EUR 450 000 of funding. Mandatory preregistration for all applicants is a month earlier on 9 October 2017. What is expected from a synthesis project? Knowledge synthesis is central for knowledge translation from research community …