General news

One of our projects from the previous programming period, 2007-2013, was just featured by the European Commission on its EU Regio Interreg A Twitter profile.

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The face behind the Audit Authority

Thursday, 23 March, 2017

Who is Roberts Jansons?

I am a nice and friendly person, who is honest and punctual. I give myself goals and I work to achieve them. I lead an active lifestyle and I like outdoor activities all-year-round. I work in a team which consists of auditors from each Member State from the programme area.
I have an international background: I studied finance in the US and after completing my bachelor’s degree, I was awarded an MBA from the Swiss Business School within the programme for international banking and finance. 

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The third and last full-fledged call of the Central Baltic programme closed on 27 February 2017. In this interview Samu Numminen, team leader of our project team explains what happens to an application, after it has been submitted.

Who is Samu Numminen?
I am a geographer by education and I have been working in and with projects in the environmental sector for my whole career. Working at the Central Baltic programme has been a good way to gain new experience and to work with projects from the other side of the fence.
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The first Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 project has just ended. On the 8th of November 2016 the project Let us be active! organised their final seminar.

Elisa from Central Baltic communication contacted project manager Karolina Mackiewicz  from the project Let us be active! to ask her impressions about the project; how it went and what she thinks about it now that the project is ending. ... Read more

Celebrate the EC Day with us in September

Wednesday, 3 August, 2016
Each year we gather to celebrate the things we do and achieve together. We do this in the form of the European Cooperation Day. Last year the Central Baltic Programme, together with people from all over our programme region, joined forces to clean our beaches. This year we visited schools in each of our countries, gave talks about cross-border cooperation and asked what pupils thought about it. We recorded their answers and are preparing a short video that will be published in September. Additionally, pupils also drew their thoughts. ... Read more
For the second call, second step, the applications have been assessed and the funding decisions are taken by the programme Steering Committee consisting of Member State representatives.

The following applications for regular projects have been approved for funding:
  • CB 4 GameCamps
  • Nured
  • OnBoard-Med
  • Archipelago Partnerships
  • DefenceArch
  • FamilyPorts
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The Regional Council of Southwest Finland is recruiting a Communication Manager and a Financial Controller to the Joint Secretariat of the Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020.

Both positions are located in Turku, Finland, and will make part of a dynamic and international team.

Communication Manager

Employment 8.8.2016-31.12.2021

The main tasks will consist of:
  • Coordinating the preparation of the Communication strategy of the programme
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Central Baltic and two of its projects participate in the INTERREG changes the Baltic Sea Region seminar on 23-24 May in Gdańsk, Poland. Why not come and learn how people around the Baltic Sea take up and tackle common problems together.  ... Read more
At the turn of the year we asked for feedback on the programme’s support functions from the implemented projects. At the same time, feedback was collected from the internal bodies implementing the programme on how the internal communication is working. ... Read more

New personnel in the programme

Friday, 4 March, 2016
During February and March three new people have started work in the Central Baltic Programme. ... Read more