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 10 Member States and the European Union, it supports a regional perspective on global challenges.

 

 

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

Webinar: Revealing the Reality of Orphanage Volunteerism and Tourism

Join us for this webinar, co-hosted by the OSCE, to learn more about the prevalence of orphanage trafficking worldwide, examine the underlying factors contributing to the phenomena of orphanage trafficking and explore the impacts of orphanage trafficking on children.

Baltic Sea Tourism Forum 2024 

The 16th Baltic Sea Tourism Forum is scheduled to take place in Oulu, Finland, on 4-5 June 2024. Registration is now open.