5th BSSSC Annual Conference
27-28 October 1997, Gdansk (Poland)
The 5th Annual Conference of BSSSC convened in Gdansk, Poland, on 27 - 28th October 1997 on the invitation of the Governor of Gdansk.
The representatives from the subregions of the Baltic Sea States - Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Norway, Russia and Sweden - discussed the progress and perspectives of Baltic Sea cooperation and in particular the possible contributions of the subregional and local level to the pre-accession-strategy of the EU and the applicant countries in the area. The conference expressed its thanks and gratitude to the organizers of the Gdansk meeting and for the support by the Polish government, the Polish regions, the Municipalities of the Gdansk regions, the European Commission and the conference sponsors.
Gdańsk, 27-28 October 1997