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The BSSSC Annual Conference 2020

                   - results & next steps!

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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. 

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


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

Ms Marina Kislyak, Project Officer, Interreg Baltic Sea Region Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat

Ms Dominika Butkiewicz, Head of the Joint Secretariat,  Interreg South Baltic Programme

Nothing about us without us! Youth have the floor

Proposals for future priorities and cooperation on the basis of the BSSSC Autumn Youth Event

Information on the Conference Resolution by BSSSC Secretary-General, Ms Krystyna Wróblewska


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

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