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Coastal Habitat Conservation in Nature Park 'Piejura' (LIFE CoHaBit)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2020,

Background Piejūra Nature Park harbours valuable habitats and species of the Boreal region and is an important nature area both nationally and in Europe. Valuable protected coastal habitats found there include embryonic dunes, white dunes, grey dunes and wooded dunes, which are spread over an area of more than 30 km and are characterised by high biodiver ...
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100% Youth City

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

... uture and actual European Youth Capitals, are partners of this project and we gather two more cities, Valencia as a good practice on the development of long term Strategic Youth Plans and the City of Riga as good practice on inclusion and work with minorities.The structure of the project activities is the management of one short Learning activity with all project coordinators and the management of ...
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Riverways

Start date: Jan 29, 2013, End date: Jan 29, 2015,

Rivers, lakes and coastline are important resources of the Programme area, which supports water tourism development. Both – in Latvia and in Estonia water tourism is part of active and nature tourism with high development potentials. Existing tourism offers so far is limited to the local market and is concentrated in most popular areas, but the number of rivers suitable for boating is larger, acce ...
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INNOvating entrepreneurship policies in the CRAFTS sector (INNOCRAFTS)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

... ipalities Central Stara Planina; Municipality of Burgas; Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona; Budapest Entreprise Agency; Aalto University School of Art and Design-University of Vaasa; Municipality of Riga; Vilnius Old Town Renewal Agency; Craft Council Ireland; Municipality of Reims; Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry.The partnership of INNOCRAFTS includes local authorities and bodies represen ...
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... ices and case studies, which will in turn strengthen the management Heritage Sites risks within the European Union and further afield (Norway).Heritage Cities included: La Laguna, Sighisoara, Cuenca, Riga, Warsaw,Vilnius, Holloko, Bergen, Liverpool, Angra do Heroismo.The cooperation and exchange of experiences of cities classified as World Heritage Sites has allowed the leaders of this initiative ...
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Green IT Network Europe (GreenITNet)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

... as taken up the challenge. The vastness of the task requires strong cooperation and exchange of experience to pool resources and expertise. The main objective of GreenITNet is to support 10 partners (Riga, Manchester, Rome, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Catania, Oresund, Malta, Kranj, Czestochowa) and a large network of other cities and regions to develop a systematic Green IT policy framework and select ...
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... ean alternative fuels strategy. Achievements: At the launch event in Riga on September 30th the strategic direction of the project, based on the conclusions of the main stage project, and the overall activities and investments were presented. The event also focused on c ...
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The main aim of the ONE BSR Project is to increase the competitiveness of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) by marketing it as one unity. ONE BSR functions as an umbrella project and calls together actors, who market themselves as part of the Baltic Sea Region. In the absence of a strong common brand, the project aims to search for common commercial and cultural characteristics with a concrete hands-on ...
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Sustainable Urban Mobility (SUM PROJECT)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Jun 29, 2014,

... composed by:Municipality of Vigo,Regional Management Agency of Energy,Region of Murcia,Regional Agency for Energy and Environment in the Algarve,Municipality of Messina, Municipality of Reggio Emilia,Riga City Council,City of KatowiceMunicipality of Vratsa,Sofia Municipality,Regional Energy Agency of Pazardjik,Amiens City council,The Skåne Association of Local Authorities,Energy Agency for Southea ...
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Strong cooperation in the scientific area is needed in the Baltic Sea region in order to ensure the competitiveness of the region. There is a new cluster of large-scale research infrastructure (Lund, Hamburg, Berlin and Geesthacht as EU countries and Gachina in Russia) and some more are planned or already under construction (the European XFEL in Hamburg, ESS and Max IV in Lund, Solaris in Krakow). ...
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CHALLENGES: The competition for international job-seekers, especially professionals and students (called “expats” in this application) and the ethnic diversity in the CBSR are increasing fast as a result of globalisation. Facilitating and increasing the interaction among individuals with widely different backgrounds are key priorities for community development in Europe and is critical for maintai ...
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... onia.• International Fair “denkmal 2012” in November 2012 in Leipzig, Germany.• “Environment and Energy 2012 and 2013” trade fair in October 2012 and 2013 in Riga, Latvia.• Co2olBricks Midterm Conference, September 2012 in Malmö, Sweden.• International Conference on Monuments Protection and Energy Efficiency, April 2012, Gdansk, Poland.• International Conference in Hamburg, April 2011. 4. On stake ...
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... is targeted to all groups. Achievements: Outputs 300 students from Riga, Vyborg and Pskov gained new professional skills in visual arts • 60 teachers educated and consulted on new methodology in seminars • Summer Photo Camp in Pskov for young people with different d ...
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Project creates with and for young people in Riga, Tallinn and Stockholm a better living environment - physical and virtual - necessary for the development of the attractive and dynamic societies. Education, Youth ans Sports Department of Riga City Council, Youth Centre of Tallinn and Stockholm School of Arts are joining efforts in setting up a creative space for young people and motivating them ...
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Port Integration - Multi-modal innovation for sustainable maritime & hinterland transport structures is designed to identify, exchange & transfer best practices in the transport sector with the aim of an overall integration of related policies. Background is the recent increase of European transport flows leading to imbalances in the usage of different transport modes. While landside especially th ...
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Baltic Sea Region (BSR) does not yet exist as a region with shared identity and recognized image. Neither is the region’s competitiveness potential as a common marketing area fully exploited. BaltMet Promo faces this challenge by a new and innovative approach by enforcing BSR-identity through doing collaborative promotion for BSR in the global markets. Project simultaneously strives for the advanc ...
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During the last years the costs for fossil energy resources are heavily increasing. Even though the prices for these resources will not be rising to ever new peaks it is obvious that they will remain on a high level and in medium and long term rise continuously. Consequently, the costs for public services, such as transportation or the provision of heat and electricity, are rising as well. This si ...
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Background The Daugava River is some 500-700 m wide and 6-7 m deep as it flows through Riga. The water regime of the river is largely dependent on the operations of the Riga Hydropower plant. This is located around 30 km upstream from the mouth of the river in the Gulf of Riga; a fact that itself impacts on water levels. An increased frequency and severi ...
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“EU 2020 going local – from detached Lisbon and Gothenburg Strategies to a regionalised indigenous EU 2020” is designed to contribute to the effective implementation of the current Lisbon and Gothenburg Strategies and the new EU 2020 strategy at local and regional level. In particular, this means building on the stock of tried and tested successful experiences at the local implementation of the fo ...
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Extended use of biogas for city buses will lower emissions, improve inner city air quality and strengthen the role of public transport in an efficient strategy to limit the impact from traffic on climate change. This three year project will stimulate cities and regions around the Baltic Sea to use biogas driven buses. The project will generate strategies and policies to introduce biogas as well as ...
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Baltic Sea Innovation Network Centres (BaSIC)

Start date: Dec 31, 2008, End date: Jan 23, 2012,

BaSIC aims to build a “Baltic Sea Archipelago of Innovation” (recommendation of BaltMetInno). The objective is to create a seamless working environment for fast growth innovative SME all over the Baltic Sea Region, embedded in a reliable network of leading Science Parks and clusters. Emphasis is given to identify, select, train and coach SME-gazelles; to provide them harmonized access to markets ( ...
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... groups to participate and take responsibility of their own house/block/neighbourhood in a sustainable way? All are active in neighbourhood areas development in the cities of Norrköping, Helsinki and Riga. The overall aim of the project is to test and develop methods on how to empower and enable different inhabitant groups to take charge of the development of their own environment; to create models ...
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Cursor Oy, a regional development company, Örebro Regional Development Council, Ida-Viru Enterprise Center and the City of Riga are the partners of this project. A low level of entrepreneurship characterizes the partner regions. General change in the attitude towards the entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs is needed. Also lack of knowledge seems to be one important factor for low entrepreneurship. ...
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... and servicesThe partnership of the project is constituted by municipalities and development agencies of 11 metropolitan cities of Europe – Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Helsinki, Oslo, Riga, Stockholm, Tallinn, Vilnius and Warsaw – which play a central role in the economies of their regions and countries.The project is organised into 3 components. In addition to management activities ...
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Approximately 10% of population is affected by a learning disorder, which often robs them of chance to learn new skills, even when it is possible with slightly modified teaching methodology. The project Music for All is designed to address issues in connection with accessibility to qualitative, goal-oriented music education by people with special needs. The issues that the project addresses can b ...
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Baltic Sea - Asia Agenda for Regions in a Globalising World (BASAAR)

Start date: Dec 31, 2008, End date: Nov 30, 2010,

CHALLENGE: The CBSR is a leading region in Europe in respect of innovation and technology. However, its human and financial resources are very limited compared to those now being mobilized in Asia. Long term sustainability of the CBS knowledge-based society depends on how well the Region can adjust to the new emerging world economic order. This adjustment process requires regional planners achieve ...
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Objectives• Carrying out feasibility study for selection of sustainable business development instruments• Elaboration of common business cooperation program of Leningrad and Riga regions;• Development and implementation of concrete business support instruments;• Ensuring the transfer of competencies, know-how and dissemination of best practice among regional authorities and business support instit ...
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Regional Cooperation in Waste Management (RECO)

Start date: Jan 12, 2005, End date: Jan 11, 2008,

RECO is a waste management and spatial planning project in cooperation between partners from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Its Central Objective is to support the development of efficient Institutions for management of municipal waste in the BSR in order to minimize negative environmental effects, lower life cycle costs for waste managem ...
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... ces of climate change effects.3. Development of pan-Baltic adaptation strategy and providing country specific national strategies.4. Climate Impact studies for each case study city or region (Gdansk, Riga, Espoo, Kokkola, Klaipeda, Pirkanmaa Region , Kokkola, Tallinn and Pärnu, Estonian archipelago, Curonian spit, Oder river basin, Salaca river basin).
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Baltic Energy Efficiency Network for the Building Stock (BEEN)

Start date: Jun 20, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

Buildings account for more than 40% of the overall energy consumption in the EU, of which two-thirds are consumed in residential buildings. Thereby, the standard of the buildings varies greatly and low thermal quality primarily occurs in the prefabricated multi-storey housing stock in the Central and Eastern European member states. This fact also implies huge potentials for energy savings and the ...
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LogOn Baltic improved spatial integration by transferring knowledge in ICT and logistics competence. The main objective is to produce and disseminate information for regional development agencies on how to support enterprises in the participating regions in their effort to improve ICT and logistics competence, thus improving regional development.Objectives of the project: identifying development a ...
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HANSE PASSAGE

Start date: Apr 30, 2003, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

... . Annual Conferences (in Assen- Nov 04 on regional economic planning, Sheffield Sept 05 on new forms of governance and in Lublin Sept06 on Innovation and Human Resources, and the final one in Riga September 07) proved to be right forums for project participants, regional representatives and the political level to meet each other and discuss the overall themes and specific results of individual sub ...
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... system. Local meetings with IT consultants regarding database development were organised in all partner institutions. Local databases have been developed and improved, the integration of databases of Riga, Vilnius, Pori, Randers and Stockholm has been provided. Animated user assistance - presentation module, which in interactive way guides a user through the main functions of the database, has bee ...
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The overall objective of PORT-NET is to identify and tackle the main challenges faced by the European ports industry in order to create better operational structures and capacities and achieve the best possible regional integration of ports. Since ports are an important link of the transport chain, sub-objectives are to increase the quality of port services and to encourage cost efficient and envi ...
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The objective of this project was to develop new strategies and methods for concrete action on the local level, to meet following challenges:1. Developed urban management - City renewal towards sustainability (housing, trade and industry, culture, commerce, transport, PPP);2. Cities as regional engines - Urban renewal and regional development towards functional urban regions and sustainability (de ...
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Baltic Tangent

Start date: Jan 3, 2005, End date: May 2, 2007,

... concluded that measures for improvements primarily should be carried out in five bottleneck areas. The border crossings between Russia and Latvia and Estonia, rail capacity in the Baltic States, Riga traffic congestion, port and ferry capacities and the rail/road standard in the Swedish BT parts. Measures to eliminate or improve the situation concerning these bottlenecks will be most important as ...
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... dinated on the regional level and thus fail to bring the desirable effect. The project partnership consists of three Baltic States – Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. The project was carried out by Riga City Council in cooperation with Vilnius City Municipality, Tallinn City Government and the Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS). The project contributed to sustainable de ...
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Many of cultural heritage objects (c.h.o.) in the Baltic Sea Region are endangered or even ruined, mostly due to the lack of financial support and low perception of their significance as well as lack of experience and unused opportunities regarding their management. CASTLES OF TOMORROW project aimed at the promotion, safeguarding, preservation and development of castles and manors as cultural heri ...
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Network for Future Regional Health Care (Future Health)

Start date: Dec 31, 2003, End date: Dec 30, 2006,

... ementation of New Models) is to pilot the developed concepts and model solutions. Implementation projects were approved and an Editorial Board nominated. CP5 related semi-annual seminar was held in Riga in Jun 2006. The document was printed and distributed in Dec 2006.
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Technology, Enterprises, Innovation, Cooperation - Network (TEICO-Net)

Start date: Sep 30, 2004, End date: Sep 29, 2006,

Recent studies have found that exports of goods and services from the Berlin/Brandenburg area to accession countries are stagnating. Reacting to this trend, regional policies are being introduced to better link the Berlin/Brandenburg regional economies to the neighboring western Polish economies and promote knowledge-based regional economic development. . Objectives The border regions operation "T ...
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