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3 07, 2017

Pioneering transnational project collaboration in the Baltic Sea Region

The CPMR Baltic Sea Commission (BSC) has agreed on its work plan for 2017-2019. The work plan, agreed at the BSC's General Assembly on 12 June, pinpoints the thematic areas of the three working groups. It [...]

29 06, 2017

Seminar on Macro-regional strategies: what’s in it for Cohesion Policy?

The CPMR’s Baltic Sea Commission (BSC), together with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional Policy (DG REGIO), co-organised a seminar to discuss how Macro-regional strategies can bring added-value to EU Cohesion policy. The seminar, [...]

27 06, 2017

CPMR regions call for modernised Cohesion policy at heart of EU objectives

Europe’s peripheral and maritime regions have adopted a policy position calling for a modernised post-2020 Cohesion policy that will overcome regional disparities, boost jobs and growth, and be at the heart of the EU’s strategy for [...]

27 06, 2017

First version of ‘State of Baltic Sea’ report approved

The first version of the HELCOM State of the Baltic Sea report was approved by the 52nd Meeting of the HELCOM Heads of Delegation, held on 20-21 June 2017 in Brussels. The 'State of the [...]

14 06, 2017

Baltic Sea Commission holds successful General Assembly in Berlin

The CPMR’s Baltic Sea Commission (BSC) held its General Assembly on 12 June, hosted by the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, in its federal representation, in the Ministergärten, in Berlin, Germany. Over 70 regional representatives gathered for the [...]

13 06, 2017

Regional development essential for connecting the Baltic and Arctic

The CPMR’s Baltic Sea Commission (BSC) has adopted a position on the Arctic which reflects the views of its member Regions and contributes to current pan-Baltic and European discussions on this important topic.   The [...]

9 06, 2017

8th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR ‘Connectivity’ taking place in Berlin

The CPMR’s Baltic Sea Commission (BSC), together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and in close cooperation with the European Commission, is organising the 8th EUSBSR Annual Forum in Berlin on 13 – 14 June. [...]

19 05, 2017

CPMR Baltic Sea Commission contributes to drafting of Baltic 2030 Action Plan

The ratification of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the UN General Assembly in September 2015, composed of 17 goals and 169 targets, set a global agenda for achieving environmental sustainability, social inclusion and economic [...]