The BSSSC Annual Conference 2020
- results & next steps!
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the BSSSC Annual Conference 2020 took place online on September 29th - October 1st.
The main focus of the conference was 'Strong and Inclusive Cooperation in the BSR - Now more than ever'.
The final programme is available HERE.
Break-out sessions programmes:
A glimpse into the Conference:
Introductory Session, September 30th, 2020
Setting the scene: European and Baltic Sea Region perspectives
Moderator: Ms Krystyna Wróblewska, BSSSC Secretary-General.
Mr Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of Lithuania
Mr Grzegorz Poznański, Director General of the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat
Mr Normunds Popens, Deputy Director-General in DG Regional Policy, European Commission
Mr Sergey Petrovich, Deputy Director of the Second European Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) – does the adoption of the new Action Plan mean moving the BSR cooperation into the next level? Can we identify common approaches with our Russian partners? September 30th, 2020
Break – up sessions:
Culture and BSR Identity by Schleswig-Holstein (DE)
State of the Baltic Sea – Plastic Free Sea by Häme (FI)
Intelligent Transport and Mobility by ENCN (NO) & Agder (NO)
Circular Economy by Vidzeme Planning Region (LV) and Pomorskie (PL)
Looking into the Future, October 1st, 2020
Introduction by the moderator, Ms Ann Irene Sæternes, Head of European Affairs in Eastern Norway County Network
European Territorial Agenda 2030 – A future for all places
Mr Christian Lüer - Spatial Foresight
Interreg 2021 – 2027 – what’s in the pipeline? Update on programme preparations and possible priorities for future cooperation projects
Mr Igor Kapyrin, Deputy Director of the Department of European Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Nothing about us without us! Youth have the floor
Information on the Conference Resolution by BSSSC Secretary-General, Ms Krystyna Wróblewska
Closing speech by BSSSC Chairman – Mr Mieczysław Struk, Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship
October 02, 2020
BSSSC Annual Conference Part 1.
BSSSC Annual Conference Part 2.
BSSSC Annual Conference Part 3.
BSSSC Annual Conference Part 4.
BSSSC Annual Conference Part 5.
You can also watch the whole BSSSC AC 2020 directly on YouTube