Highlights

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Waste brings us together!

Today, litter is a common problem all over the world. And, the Baltic Sea region does not make an exception. However, acknowledging that the challenge is common can lead to think of joint solutions and how to tackle the problem together. This is the approach taken in Wastless Karelias, a cross-border project between Finland and Russia that share the same kind of problems on both sides of the border.
There is no business as usual when it comes to game design, I am told when having a tour in DE:HIVE, a game design centre in Berlin. My guide, Friedrich Schadow, works as a game developer in Baltic Game Industry, an EU funded project that raises awareness of the game industry in the Baltic Sea region.
”The game industry is the most dynamic creative industry worldwide with an exponential growth rate.” The statement above, found on the website of the Baltic Game Industry project, fits well the mindset of the Baltic Sea Region that scores high in innovation rankings and is known for its experimental attitude.
EU projects produce lots of positive results to the region and to the people living in the region. However, it is not only the results that we benefit from but equally being part of producing them can be as rewarding or more.
8 millimeters each year. About this much the land rises in the Kvarken Archipelago/High Coast area, located both in coastal Finland and Sweden in the very top of the Baltic Sea. The uniqueness of this area has also led to a UNESCO World Heritage Site status. 
It has been ten years since the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea region (EUSBSR) has been approved. Today, we can celebrate that the first macro-regional strategy, uniting the countries of the Baltic Sea region (Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland), helped in successfully addressing the challenges of its first decade and significantly strengthened regional cooperation.
Thursday, 03 October 2019

Adapting to the changing climate

Current impacts of climate change are evident also in the Baltic Sea Region and are expected to emerge in the future. Let's take a closer look at how EUSBSR works with climate and what the climate change means to the region.
Friday, 27 September 2019

EUSBSR in the eyes of a tourist

Joint action makes it easier to be a tourist in Baltic Sea Region - Let’s celebrate World Tourism Day exploring our region!
Thursday, 26 September 2019

Let’s Share and Learn!

One of great occasions to meet, get to know each other, discuss urging issues, brainstorm new solutions and get inspired from the experts and each other, is the Annual Conference of South Baltic Programme, held this year on 24-25 October in a truly picturesque and hospitable Masurian town of Ostróda, Poland.
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