The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden
The process of creating a new programme strategy (Intervention logic) for the Central Baltic programme – through the eyes of Ülari and Merike

We are now in our second joint experience to create the intervention logic for the Central Baltic programme. During the years 2013-2014 we were also involved in the process of programming, then for the Central Baltic 2014-2020. What was the same, what was different, what have we learned? Join us onto a journey to the past and then back to the present!
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Merry Christmas and Happy 2021!

Wednesday, 23 December, 2020
We at the Central Baltic programme wish to thank all of you for this year. We have all had to deal with unexpected challenges, and we had to adapt to new ways of work, but considering what our projects have achieved this year notwithstanding COVID_19, we can only be proud. These achievements are celebrated in an Instagram story that you can find here.

And now it is time to take a moment to aknowledge what we have achieved and then slowly shift into holiday mood.

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The Central Baltic Programme, Interreg 2021-2017 South-East Finland - Russia Programme and Kolarctic 2021-2027 Programme jointly invite interested parties to submit a written proposal for performing the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the 2021-2027 programming period.
The Terms of Reference (ToR) available here, sets the framework for the call for tenders for the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA).
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Our E-ticketing project just issued a press release about the concrete results they have achieved. In practice, what this means is that those coming to Helsinki (FIN) from Tartu (EE) or Tallinn (EE) can use the application they already have in use to buy tickets for Helsinki public transport.

More information are available in the press release below:

Public transport tickets for Helsinki, Tallinn and Tartu available in one app

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How to build a new programme for a new programming period? Does it continue the work of the previous programme? Or is it something totally new? How do you even start the process? ... Read more

The Central Baltic Programme is looking for a colleague to work as Communication specialist during a maternity leave. The vacancy will be filled as soon as possible and until 31.12.2021.
The main tasks will consist of:
  • Implementation of the programme Communication strategy (in cooperation with the programme national Contact Point staff and other staff)
  • Drafting information and communication materials for the programme and maintaining the Social media channels
  • Arranging information and communication events for the programme
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The Guide for Project Implementation has undergone a small update. The latest Guide update includes references added to the introduction chapter on more detailed information regarding data protection.

Kindly note, this is the updated version 5.3 (November 2020)  ... Read more

Our European Cooperation Day walks

Monday, 2 November, 2020
Our European Cooperation Day celebration this year involved walking along the trails developed by Central Baltic projects.
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You may have caught wind that we are in the process of creating the Central Baltic programme for the 2021-2027 period. I’m very happy to provide you with a brief overview of the process. You can also check the News section, which will be the best source for staying up-to-date about the process. 
Programming bodies.

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The material from the Thematic Seminars is now available here. Each thematic seminar was aimed at gathering suggestions related to the themes our programme is going to focus during the next programming period. For that reason, we organised local seminar in Helsinki, Mariehamn, Riga, Tallinn and online for Sweden at the end of last summer. ... Read more