ENGAGE! capacity-building project funded by EEA Grants starts today!

We are proud to announce that today we officially start our capacity-building project ENGAGE! financed by the EEA Grants – Active Citizens Fund in Poland.  Within the next 27 months we will work tohether with the Association of Polish Communnes Euroregion Baltic from Elbląg and South-Norway European Office from Kristiansand, Norway.   In the ENGAGE! project […]

Thematic report from the Annual Forum 2020 is published

The 11th EUSBSR Annual Forum was held in October 2020, and it was the very first online forum, broadcast from Turku, Finland. The theme of the Forum was “Towards a Decade of Innovation and Sustainability”. Over 800 participants registered to the event to discuss how to cooperate effectively even during times such as a global pandemic. It […]

Umbrella 2.0 project Awareness Raising Event on BSR cooperation

After the Umbrella project’s success (Boosting cross-border cooperation capacities of local actors in the South Baltic Sea), where BISER was one of 6 Project Partners our Leader – Euroregion Baltic decided to propose a package of activities based on already tested actions to involve newcomers in the Baltic Sea Region. The excellent relationship of Euroregion […]

Our ENGAGE! project received EEA grant!

ENGAGE! The project aims to become the stimulator of changes and innovations in the cross-border cooperation between NGOs from Poland, Norway and other Baltic sea countries. Three partners (Baltic Institute for Regional Affairs – BISER, South Norway European Office and Association of Polish Communes Euroregion Baltic) will work based on our previous capacity-building projects and […]

Umbrella project Success Story Book – “The benefits of cross-border cooperation”

The Umbrella project was meant to be exactly that – an umbrella to gather other projects and a way to connect people through cross-border projects. It was aimed at newcomers who had not yet been involved in projects in the South Baltic Programme. These included small local and regional organisations with an interest in developing a South […]

Umbrella project final conference 2nd Dec 2020, On-line

On 2nd December 2020, we invite all Umbrella partners and stakeholders, small and local South Baltic beneficiaries to join us and celebrate the final project event. What to expect? Summary of our project events & activities with comments from Umbrella partners, associated partners and beneficiaries; A solid portion of knowledge on EUSBSR and SDGs – how to align them better […]

Baltic Sea NGO Network forum 2019 registration is now open!

In less than 2 months around 100 CSO activists, government representatives, academia and media people will meet in the Baltic Sea Region NGO forum 2019 that will take place on May 9-11, 2019 in Riga, Latvia! SUSTAINABILITY, SECURITY AND IDENTITY! The aim of the Baltic Sea NGO Forum is to express the strong commitment of the civil society in […]

Soon we start our newest project EmPACI co-funded from the Interreg Baltic Sea Region programme

Participatory budgeting is a process of democratic decision-making in which ordinary people take part in preparing and adopting a municipal or public budget. In the Baltic Sea region, only a few municipalities have applied participatory budgeting to date. A typical type of citizen in such a process is male, politically active, well-educated, and 35-65 years […]

Baltic Sea NGO Network – Bringing together NGOs

The purpose of the network is to support and strengthen civil society in the Baltic Sea area by: Bringing together NGOs The Baltic Sea NGO Network is a cooperative body of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Baltic Sea Area. The network is open to all organisations with an interest in Baltic Sea Cooperation. The Baltic […]