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20 Years International Prize of the Peace of Westphalia: At the anniversary in Münster on Saturday, whole countries were awarded for the first time with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The three Baltic states share the 100,000 Euro prize with the Pathfinders who received this year’s Youth Prize. The Peace Prize is...

With the recent German Coalition agreement in place, attention turns to Germany’s role in Europe. Though the election campaign revolved around issues of domestic politics, the approved coalition agreement included a chapter on Germany’s role in the EU, Europe and the world. There is talk that Berlin is faced with a...

Politics: Protest against judicial reform: Polish judges go into the resistance. In Poland, 27 judges have to go to the Supreme Court, including President Gersdorf. But she and her colleagues take up the fight with the government. spiegel.de  , washingtonpost.com Lithuania urges EU to pressure Belarus over nuclear...

Crowds at Tallinn Creative Hub during 9th Annual European Union Strategy for Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) Forum in Estonia (4-5.06.2018), proved that there are lots of enthusiasts of Baltic Sea Region cooperation, which is a great sign in times, when so much is being discussed about the rules of cooperation between EU...

Historically, Hamburg was already closely connected with the ports of the Baltic Sea region during the Hanseatic era and assumed an important function as a transhipment and trading centre. Today, the Baltic Sea region is the second most important market region in container transport for the Port of Hamburg after China...

New Kongernes Nordsjælland National Park north of Copenhagen invites you to experience culture and nature on more than 260 square kilometres with UNESCO World Heritage Sites With Kongernes Nordsjælland (North Zealand of Kings) Denmark has a new national park in the north-east of Zealand. The fifth national park in the...

On 21 June at 6 p.m. the 38th International Hanseatic Day Rostock was opened in the Rostock Baroque Hall by the foreman of the Hanse Jan Lindenau, the Prime Minister of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Manuela Schwesig and the Lord Mayor of the Hanseatic and University City Rostock Roland Methling in the presence of 250...

Saber Strike 2018, a major US-led multinational exercise, wrapped up in Poland on Friday (15 June 2018), with a live-fire demonstration involving Polish F-16s and MI-24 attack helicopters. The exercise, which began on 3 June, mobilised around 18,000 troops from 19 NATO Allies and partners. It provided an opportunity...

As NATO forces trained across the Baltic states and Poland in exercise Saber Strike 2018, Lithuania hosted arms control inspectors from Russia and Belarus. From 11-14 June, five inspectors visited various units of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. They also met with Croatian troops participating in exercise Saber Strike,...

by Lisa Altenberger, Nordic Investment Bank “Nobody is very keen on being in hospital; most patients are happy to go home as soon as possible. Our goal is not only to improve the efficiency and speed of treatment, but also people’s experience with it”, says Wendy Dropp, Project Developer at Hälsostaden, before the...