Guest contributions / Positions

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...

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...

By Marta Czarnecka-Gallas, Let’s Communicate!  On 4-5th June Tallinn was the capital of Baltic Sea Region cooperation. In these days almost 800 people met to celebrate 9th Annual Forum of European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and to discuss its future after 2020.  These are just some inspiring thoughts...

by Antonio Carlos Ruiz Soria Cultural Heritage, on its many shapes and forms (tangible, intangible, natural and digital heritage), plays an important role in building Europe’s future as the future of each citizen living in, and contributes to the fulfillment of Europe’s 2020 Strategy, generating sustainable and...

By Alan AtKisson* In the international community, when it comes to working with the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed to by all the world’s nations in 2015, the phrase “no one left behind” is a constant and recurring theme. The phrase is usually interpreted as referring to addressing...