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 […]

Sharpen The Focus: Identify Process Steps Of Participatory Budgeting #EmPaci

Following a Status Quo Analysis of participatory budgeting (PB) in the Baltic Sea Region, the “Empowering Participatory Budgeting in the Baltic Sea Region” (EmPaci) project introduces its second project output targeting administrative staff, local councillors and other decision-makers in local governments in the BSR. The document “PB Type Groups” aims to provide insights into design […]

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 […]

Thank you for being with us during the UMBRELLA Interreg South Baltic Programme project final conference

Dear Umbrella Partners and Beneficiaries, We are more than happy to say, that our UMBRELLA Interreg South Baltic Programme project final conference was a great success. Over 100 people joined us online via ZOOM webinar to hear about our project results, to learn about the EUSBSR, SDGs and EU Green Deal, but also to discuss the […]

Another on-line meeting of #EmPaci Interreg BSR project

On 26th Nov 2020 our EmPaci project consortium had yet another meeting to discuss the latest outcomes of our project. Since we entered the strategic project phase, where many cities already had their PB pilots, we definitely had a lot to talk about. After the Project Partners meeting in October 2020 we also decided, it […]

Agenda for the UMBRELLA project final conference is ready!

Dear Umbrella’s beneficiary, On behalf of the Association of Polish Communes Euroregion Baltic as Lead Partner of Umbrella Project and on behalf of the whole project partnership, we would like to invite you to our final conference. Three years have passed since Umbrella was approved by INTERREG South Baltic Programme and launched by the partnership.This […]

#EmPaci project recommends: What can we learn from different models of participatory budgeting? session on 19th Nov online!

On 19-21st Nov UrbCultural Planning Interreg BSR project partner – Pomorskie Region will organise a conference, where 1st day will concentrate on the „Cities and Citizenship. How do inclusive models for participation offer novel ways to engage citizens in their communities?”. There will be three breakout sessions: 16.30 – 17.30: Breakout 1: Is active citizenship prerequisite […]

11th Annual Forum: Better together – even during the pandemic

Below yu can find the official summary of the 11th EUSBSR Annual Forum happening this year online and hosted by Turku, Finland! You will also find a link to the recording on YouTube. Enjoy your reading!  From the website: https://www.balticsea-region-strategy.eu/news-room/news/591138-11th-annual-forum-better-together-even-during-the-pandemic  The main theme of the 11th Annual Forum, and the very first online forum, on 20 […]