Council of the Baltic Sea States
Building collaboration and trust

The Council of the Baltic Sea States is an intergovernmental political forum for regional cooperation. Consisting of 11 Member States* and the European Union, it supports a regional perspective on global challenges.

*Russia suspended  

Our
Priority
Areas

The CBSS' work is guided by its three long-term priorities: Regional Identity, Sustainable & Prosperous Region, and Safe & Secure Region.

Regional Identity

To foster a Baltic Sea Region identity and intensify contacts supporting its further development.

Safe & Secure Region

To enhance societal security and safety in the Baltic Sea Region.

Sustainable & Prosperous Region

To develop the Baltic Sea Region as a model region of sustainable societies.

”The CBSS plays a key role in helping to underpin a stable, democratic, prosperous and undivided Europe.”
Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General
Former UN Secretary-General
Plungė, Lithuania

Updates from CBSS

BSR Links

Baltic Sea Region Links is a new CBSS website feature that allows users to access information on cooperation within the BSR. Information can be filtered…

Baltic Sea Parliamentary Youth Forum 2022

Decision-makers of today meet region builders of tomorrow. Bridging the generational divide to ensure a peaceful and sustainable future for the Baltic Sea Region.

SusMarTour Online Seminar

SusMarTour Online Seminar on recommendations for the crisis situations in BSR Tourism Sector will take place on 31 May 2022.

School for Young Scientists on Digital Growth

The CBSS B-SEA (Baltic Science Educational Academy) presents a 3 day school for young scientists focusing on Digital Growth. This 3 day school is supported in the framework of the CBSS Project Support Facility co-funded project "BSR Mobilities for Young Researchers".