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

​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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Programme manual updates

Monday, 4 May, 2020
Supporting you, our projects, in your project implementation is very important to us. Because a smooth project implementation, starts with an up-to-date Programme Manual, we have just published version 3.2 of the Programme Manual. This version includes:  
  • Explenations about the euro conversion,
  • A Frequently Asked Questions
  • The fixed link about public procurement 
  • Clarification about the flexibility rule 
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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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Tuesday, 28 April, 2020
Last autumn and winter, we have been working hard to produce a series of videos to support you, our projects, in your implementation. Because the project implmentation cycle is like an hero's journey, and because every hero needs some support, we have created a fictional hero Jarmo, to help us frame some of the struggles projects encounters in their implementation.  

You can find below the list of all the video support material that we have produced so far. 
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The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 is looking for an Accountant officer. Please submit your application by 30 April. The application process is conducted in Finnish.

Please find the job description here.

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Trhoughout the years and our five calls, the Central Baltic Communication Network for projects on Facebook has kept on growing! As the community expands, so does our 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. 

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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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