Posts by: Redaktion

The parliamentarians of the Baltic Sea region want to initiate the establishment of a Baltic Sea Parliamentarians Youth Forum in order to promote political exchange between young people in the neighbouring states. They passed a resolution to this effect at the 27th annual meeting of the Baltic Sea Parliamentary...

Politics: Government forming in Latvia: Last week the conservative Janis Bordans was the first candidate for the post of head of government to fail in an attempt to form a coalition government of several parties to the right of the centre.Almost two months after the parliamentary elections in Latvia Aldis Gobzems of...

From 16 to 21 November young people from the Baltic Sea Region gathered at Akademiezentrum Sankelmark (Oeversee, Germany) for the 5th edition of the Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue to explore identities and to discuss questions on borders and culture, cooperation, minorities and more. During these days they got to know the...

Today the two ministers for foreign affairs of Poland and Denmark met in Brussels and signed the Agreement concerning the delimitation of maritime zones in the Baltic Sea. the press release of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs reads as follows: “This is a historic agreement on the maritime boundary that...

On 17 November 2018, the research vessel ELISABETH MANN BORGESE departed from its home port of Rostock-Marienehe for its 200th voyage. The destination is the Gotland Basin in the central Baltic Sea. Here, the scientific team headed by oceanographer Lars Umlauf of the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research...

Beginning of November, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the draft plan “Indicative Railway Infrastructure Development Plan 2018–2022” (Indicative Plan), submitted by the Ministry of Transport. On the basis of the Indicative Plan, the Ministry of Transport (MT) and the State Joint-Stock Company “Latvijas dzelzceļš”...

by Christopher Lucht* “Why do we need a youth dimension for the Baltic Sea region?” Agnes Lusti (20) answers without any hesitation. “We young people often have a different perspective. But the moderator wants to know more about it and asks for an example. The 150 people in the conference hall of the Baltic Philharmonic...

What happens to the regional cooperation in the times of political tensions and disagreements? What is the role of soft-law organisations like Council of the Baltic Sea States in fostering peaceful multilevel cooperation? How to adapt to the changing circumstances and continue cooperation, despite political...

Process waters from the seafood industry contain valuable nutrients, that could be used in food or aquaculture feed. But currently, these process waters are treated as waste. Now, a research project from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, shows the potential of recycling these nutrients back into the food...

Eco-efficiency and digitalisation in the maritime industry in the Baltic Sea region will be at the focal point in a seminar organised by ECOPRODIGI project on 20 November 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This autumn ECOPRODIGI project consortium has been working for more eco-efficient and digitalised shipping sector in...