Running projects: 22
Finalised projects: 68
EUR committed: 215.0 mln
EUR paid out: 143,2 mln
Programme conference for Russia & Belarus: St. Petersburg, 16-17 April
Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013: new partnership opportunities for Russian and Belarusian regions
Around 430 representatives from national, regional and local authorities, educational institutions, and NGO's from Russia, Belarus, Norway, and the European Union took part at the Baltic Sea Region INTERREG III B Neighbourhood Programme conference "Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013: new partnership opportunities for Russian and Belarusian regions". Confernce was held in Hotel Park Inn Pribaltyskaya in St. Petersburg on 16-17 April 2008.
Conference related information and all the presentations in English and Russian are available for downloads below.
The Conference offered an opportunity to take a closer look upon 28 projects implemented under the Baltic Sea Region INTERREG III B Neighbourhood Programme. Results achieved illustrated the added value of transnational cooperation to Russian and Belarusian regions. Alongside with this, participants were introduced with the new Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 and the programme´s new priorities. The requirements of the 1st call for project proposals launched in Spring 2008 were explained to interested applicants. Around 60 project ideas were presented and discussed at the "Partner Search Café". A project exhibition illustrated how cooperation works in practice. Besides, experts from the European Commission Delegations as well as from the Joint Technical Secretariat consulted many applicants about their project ideas.
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