The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden

Programme

​Update on the coronavirus situation

Wednesday, 11 March, 2020
Last update March 25 – 15:29
  • Updated the introductory chapter to include reachability
  • Updated introduction under ‘For our implementing projects’
  • Updated text in 'Planning for future activities'
  • Added information at the end of the document regarding actions, when facing challenges in projet implementation

The coronavirus is causing concerns all over the world. We are no exception and have been following the situation closely.

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The Monitoring Committee met on 29 April

Thursday, 30 April, 2020
The Central Baltic programme's Monitoring Committee, consisting of Member State representatives, met on 29 April 2020. The meeting was held online for the first time. In addition to meeting each other virtually, the online meeting also re-defined the concept of a 'group photo' (see picture).

In the meeting, our Head of Managing Authority, Merike Niitepõld gave an update about programme developments, presented the Annual Implementation Report and provided information regarding the continuation of the national Contact Points network.

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Managing a remote office

Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
Our Head of Managing Authority, Merike Niitepõld reflects on keeping the Central Baltic programme on track from her home office in these unusual times.

It will not come to you as any surprise that I am writing this text at home. In only a few weeks the day-to-day life has changed radically. The changes came to the Central Baltic region at slightly different times and in different ways, but the big picture is the same.
 
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The Central Baltic 2014-2020 Programme is looking for an Accountant Officer. Please submit your application by 17 April. The application process is done in Finnish. 

Job description and more details: http://centralbaltic.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Recruitment_Taloussihteeri.pdf ... Read more
What? It's six years already? Indeed, our current website is well on its way towards a decade of online time. While many things stand the test of time, Internet is one of those places, where development takes place at a rapid pace. Alas, our website and database require maintanence to better serve our users and also reflect on the current state of the programme.

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Our national Contact Points are the link between the programme and the regions. They follow projects closely to share/spread project results and to communicate the benefits of cross-border cooperation. A while back we introduced you to our national Contact Point network trough a campaign called "Contact Points in spotlight". Now that we have new collagues in the network, it is time to bring the series back. 

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Video guidance is now available!

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020
Do you remember Jarmo? Our fictional charachter embarking on a project implementation journey?

During the last few months we have been thinking what are the steps that would help project implementers like him to succeed. With that thought in mind, we have prepared a series of videos based on the Programme Manual as well as on real life cases.

The first part of the series is about project eligibility. More videos about project closure and public procurament will follow.

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One of the things we are proud of is that our projects create results and solutions that are not only concrete, relevant and interesting but also applicable in a wider context beyond the programme region.

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Monitoring Committee meeting

Thursday, 14 November, 2019
The Central Baltic programme's Monitoring Committee met in Riga on 12 November to discuss the programme. During the meeting, programme staff gave an update on the current state of affairs. Additional topics that were discussed during the meeting included for example the work plan for 2020 as well as the capitalisation plan of the programme.  ... Read more

Next programming period, here we come

Wednesday, 23 October, 2019
At the moment 57 projects are implementing, with new projects still starting next year (69 applications in the fifth call). While supporting current projects and helping approved ones to start, we have also adjusted the focus of our binoculars towards the future.

Our member states have given us green light to begin programming for the Post 2020 period. Arrangements have started and we will inform through our channels, when new information is available. ... Read more