Council of the Baltic Sea StatesBuilding 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.
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.
Updates from CBSS
At the Baltic Sea Future Forum, high-level participants including CBSS officials offered a glimpse into the future of the Baltic Sea Region and about what still needs to be done by 2030, with eye-opening discussions about offshore wind energy, youth and dumped munitions, among other topics.
Young region builders met during the Baltic Sea Youth Camp 2022 in Lappeenranta, Finland to voice their opinions on the challenges the Baltic Sea Region is facing today and to develop a set of concrete recommendations for decision makers on how to better integrate young people and topics that should be on top of the Baltic Sea Region agenda.
As we are living longer lives while our active population is shrinking due to low fertility rates, the just-concluded Baltic Sea Labour Forum for Sustainable Working Life project looked into issues crucial for the socio-economic growth in the Baltic Sea Region: how to prolong working life and support active ageing.
CBSS-funded project highlighting the role of culture in rural development holds a workshop in Latvia
Promoting cultural planning as a tool to address societal issues in rural areas, the Rural Cultural Planning project held its RurCultural Workshop in Līgatne, Latvia on 12-13 August 2022.
A call for applications to participate in the CBSS Summer University on “Strategic Narratives of Balticness” is now open. Students of all ranks who are interested in how identity in the Baltic Sea Region can be comprehended are welcome to apply.
Take part in an online workshop on the role of children and youth in building resilient societies in the Baltic Sea Region in the frame of the EUSBSR Annual Forum on 26 September 2022.
Welcome to the 13th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region organized jointly by the City of Lappeenranta, the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
The CBSS is pleased to invite you to a Webinar on BSR Tourism and its recent challenges and opportunities. The Webinar is online and will host The CBSS Programme Coordinator for Baltic 2030, Olga Zuin.