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This project will provide a world class PhD training programme based on a network of dissertation topics and more experienced researcher interactions all focused on post-Soviet affairs, and in particular post-Soviet tensions. Tensions here is understood as both tangible tensions (conflicts, war, riots) and less tangible (or latent) ones (such as social tensions that have not as yet been manifest i ...
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This project wants to fill this gap in the literature and study the interaction between civil society and the political forces operating at different levels of the state. In this respect this research aims at re-charting the relationships between civil society, international donors and the state in order to explore three questions:1) What are the limits of international forces in democracy promoti ...
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Bringing ideas to life (Genius: Open)

Start date: Jan 28, 2014, End date: Dec 30, 2015,

In a time of unprecedented change for cities, with financial resources reducing rapidly, it is imperative we find new ways of operating. We must source ideas from outside the traditional city council structure and couple this with a different culture and working practice within the city council itself.Our online collaboration platform enables exchange of ideas between residents, communities, compa ...
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Benchmarking water protection in cities (CITYWATER)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

... d to compile the results from the project with the help of a toolbox. Expected results: Three new investment plans and constructions for storm water handling in Helsinki and Turku in Finland and in Tallinn, Estonia; Tools for more effective environmental communication with a special focus on voluntary water protection measures in Baltic Sea states and within local organisations and on strengthe ...
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Education in Citizenship has to be VIP

Start date: Aug 1, 2014, End date: Jan 31, 2015,

"Education in Citizenship has to be VIP" (ECtobeVIP) is a project coordinated by the Spanish organization Gandia Youth Council - Consell dels Joves de Gandia along with a total 26 organizations from 21 countries of both the European Union and outside. This project consists a mobility activity of youth workers for attending a training course on human rights as the main axis. A total of 36 young pe ...
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Regions for Recycling (R4R)

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

R4R (Regions for Recycling) aims at promoting regional contributions to the European Recycling Society, by allowing local and regional authorities to make consistent comparisons thanks to a common method and exchange of transferable good practices related to local instruments in order to improve recycling performances.The European Waste Policy aims at preventing waste generation and optimising the ...
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moting Cross-Innovation in European Cities and Regions (Cross-Innovation)

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

... he partnership consists of 11 metropolitan hotspots that have the potential to put cross-innovation on the top of local and regional policy agendas across Europe: Birmingham, Amsterdam, Rome, Berlin, Tallinn, Warsaw, Vilnius, Stockholm, Linz, Lisbon, Plzen.Cross-Innovation is a key policy priority of EU 2020 and its flagship initiative Innovation Union. Improving metropolitan cities' expertise in ...
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... TransBaltic, and use them in the national and regional transport planning processes (MACRO) and how to secure durability of joint strategic transport processes in the Öresund region and Helsinki-Tallinn area (MESO);• MLG models for the planning and operation stages of intermodal terminals (WP4) – and test them on five differentiated cases in the BSR (MICRO);• operational MLG model for better freig ...
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Maritime sector has always been sensitive for economical changes. During the past years maritime clusters in the Central Baltic region have faced tightened competition, new requirements of environmental protection, structural changes and weakened competitiveness. Maritime clusters play an important role in different sectors of economy and thus its profitability has wide influences to other sectors ...
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... tractive business market for mathematics, physics, computer science, and engineering education. The project is carried out in close cooperation between the cities of Turku (lead partner), Stockholm, Tallinn, and Mariehamn, Åbo Akademi University and University of Turku. The project builds upon a new method for teaching mathematics called structured derivations, which has been extensively tried in ...
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As most European populations the population in Baltic states and in Scandinavia is ageing.The elderly are over-represented in the occurrence of almost all types of accidents.Falls are most common,followed by suffocation,fires and accidents caused by extreme cold.New technology can be used in injury prevention and in minimizing consequences of accidents and cases of illness for health care.The use ...
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Benchmarking on contaminated sites (BECOSI)

Start date: Nov 30, 2010, End date: Nov 29, 2013,

The industrial heritage of the Central Baltic countries has caused countless areas with contamination from chemicals and from waste. The contamination is a severe threat and because of that there is a direct need to decrease the risks for environment, human health and economy caused by contaminated sites. Finding solutions is a joint issue for all Central Baltic countries. The environmental sta ...
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CLEAN BALTIC SEA SHIPPING (CleanShip)

Start date: Jun 9, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

BALTIC SEA CLEAN SHIPPING (CLEANSHIP), is part of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, and has by the EU Commission become selected as a strategic flagship project in its mission to make the Baltic Sea a model region for clean shipping. It promotes measures to reduce emissions from ships to the atmosphere and elaborates ways to promote infrastructure for bunkering of LNG and increased use of ...
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Legal background is EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, i.e. to make the Baltic Sea Region an accessible and attractive place, and to improve internal and external transport links (p 49). Transport issues are especially important for BSR since the distances internally and to the rest of Europe are very long and the conditions for traffic are difficult. In the times of economic slowdown, the pac ...
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Rail Baltica Growth Corridor (RBGC)

Start date: Jun 10, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

... ) that contributes to the economic growth of the Eastern BSR.RBGC is linked to the TEN-T Core Network Corridor North Sea - Baltic. The Corridor will connect the Eastern BSR branching from Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Kaunas and Warsaw to Berlin and to North Sea coast. The BSR gains new economic potential as the major business hubs will be connected with N-W Russia and the EU core. ...
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... ion via elaboration and implementation of new business models and development of cross-border collaboration. Since 2007 activities related to the project have been developed by partner organizations (Tallinn Innovation Centre business plan;Tallinn Innovation Centre memorandum between Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication, Association of Mechatronics and Tallinn Technology Park) ...
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Peripheral Baltic Sea regions have been characterized by depopulation and weak socio-economic conditions. These trends are contrary to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR), VASAB and the integrated territorial development of the EU (see Art. 3 (2c) of the Council Regulation (EC) No. 1083/2006 and Art. 6 (2) of Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006). Although train and ferry connections exist, on ...
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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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Mitigating Spatial Relevant Risks in European Regions and Towns (MiSRaR)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

The MiSRaR project is about protecting people, environment and property against the destructive impact of natural and technological hazards. Recent examples of such hazards are the 2005 floods that hit Germany, the forest fires in Greece in 2007 and the fireworks disaster in Enschede, the Netherlands in 2001. These events damaged the homes of countless people, the businesses of many entrepreneurs ...
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Helsinki-Tallinn Transport and Planning Scenarios (H-TTransPlan)

Start date: Dec 31, 2010, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

In Estonia and in Finland the closer integration of the countries is seen important to support competitiveness of the sparsely populated area. The Helsinki-Tallinn twin-city region (HTTCR) is seen as the driver of integration due to proximity of the capitals. Despite vision documents created in all political levels, the region is not yet truly developed together. The project will discuss the imp ...
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... at various Baltic-, North- and Mediterranean Sea Port locations. To communicate project activities and outputs also on Policy Level, three policy conferences have been so far organized at Hamburg, Tallinn and Brussels/Antwerp, completed by a joint conference Short Sea Shipping and Customs in Northern Europe, organized together with an Interreg partner project at Hamburg in September 2011. Achiev ...
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ublic Lighting Strategies for Sustainable Urban Spaces (PLUS)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

... d regions, all having clear public lighting strategies or being in the process of developing one: Eindhoven, Nice Côte d'Azur, Lyon, Birmingham, Leipzig, Bassano del Grappa, Plovdiv, Patras, Burgos, Tallinn and Iasi. The consortium is completed with LUCI, the global network uniting cities and lighting professionals. All of these partners are well aware of the multi-faceted role public lighting can ...
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FIRST MOTION (FM) aims at improving the business environment susceptible for innovation and to overcome the weakness of insufficient use of innovation potential and low intensity of joint efforts in the BSR. Building upon the strengths of the BSR, the innovative potential of Baltic SMES in creative industries, IT and culture FM takes advantage on exiting opportunities, makes use of the vast innova ...
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Based on an existing framework of ship exhaust emission estimation, SNOOP aims to take the strategic evaluation of ship emission effects to a new level by enlargement the scope from nitrogen oxides to SOx, PM, CO, CO2 emissions. The cause-effect chains are studied by monitoring ambient air quality and estimating its human health effects in harbour areas, by modelling the nitrogen input from ship e ...
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SAFE AND ACTIVE SCHOOLDAY - WellBeing Partnership (SAS)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

... ) cross border steering group (CBSG) of city level and school center management level has to be established Activities and development work wil take place in 44 schools in Turku and in 45 schools in Tallinn. The project will be devided into five work packages: 1) project management and coordination: to create a functional and practical operational and strategic structure for the project 2) me ...
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moting Natural Materials know-how (ProNatMat)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

... a for Culture). All activities support sustainable development and have positive effect on environment. Furthermore it aims to produce content for the European Capitals of Culture year 2011 Turku and Tallinn. With Finnish-Estonian cooperation it is possible to achieve good results and best ways to promote natural material know-how. ...
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In 2011 there will be two European capitals of culture in the Baltic Sea area:Turku and Tallinn. The year 2011 is a great challenge and possibility: how to find a lasting usability of the culture year and how its´ achievements can be used most effectively in building up a permanent country and regional image.The challenge is to find a product group attractive enough to arouse great European and gl ...
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Baltic Sea Challenge - Cities for a Healthier Sea (Baltic Sea Challenge)

Start date: Apr 30, 2010, End date: Mar 31, 2012,

The Baltic Sea is one of the most polluted brackish water bodies in the world. Its most serious ecological threat is eutrophication caused by high nutrient loading of both point source and scattered loading from the catchment area. Intergovernmental and national legal obligations, treaties etc. have not been enough to improve the state of the Baltic Sea. On the other hand, cities and other local a ...
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OWER (POWER)

Start date: Aug 31, 2008, End date: Mar 30, 2012,

... g effective forms of sub-regional action which also contribute to regional competitiveness. The seven participating regions of South East England, Malopolska, Emilia-Romaga, Noord-Brabant, Stockholm, Tallinn, Andalucia have come together to exchange on good practices, transfer of knowledge and experiences on the how to tackle these complex issues requiring an integrated policies framework and comm ...
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Control of hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea region (COHIBA)

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

Hazardous substances are one of environmental problems of the Baltic Sea. Recently 11 hazardous substances and substance groups have been taken into consideration in the area and a specific programme established for these substances (HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan BSAP, hazardous substances segment). Project Control of hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea region – COHIBA focused on these eleven s ...
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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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The Baltic 21 Eco Region Project (Eco-Region)

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

The EcoRegion project was developed in the years 2007/2008 and finally implemented between 2009- 2011 in order to contribute to the aim of Baltic 21 to turn the Baltic Sea Region into the world’s first EcoRegion, where economic growth goes hand in hand with environmental integrity and social justice.The transnational project – co-financed by the ERDF BSR Programme 2007-2013 - was based on the uniq ...
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Communicating the Baltic (COBWEB)

Start date: Apr 30, 2009, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

Project COBWEB increases cultural exhange and promotes sustainable development in the CB region. It creates models for cross-border co-operation where the key actors, universities, museums and nature and environmental schools, are together building environmental educational trainings, materials and programmes which are touching to peoples feelings and senses, but at the same time combine the lates ...
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The objective of the project is to increase environmental awareness by implementing the eco-support activity in the municipalities of the partner organisations, Helsinki, Kotka, Hämeenlinna, Tallinn, Tartu and Rakvere. Implementing the activity reduces the direct and indirect environmental loads of the organisations. Helsinki and Tallinn have just started the activity in a previous cross-border co ...
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... 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 (Component 1), Co ...
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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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Baltic Euroregional Network (BEN)

Start date: Jul 11, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2008,

The objective of the Baltic Euroregional Network (BEN) was to promote spatial development and territorial integration in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) by strengthening Euroregions as competent partners with national authorities and international institutions, and by building a network of Euroregions for continuous capacity-building and sharing of experience. In order to achieve the objectives, the p ...
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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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... daptation 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 Metropolises Innovation Strategy (BaltMet Inno)

Start date: Jan 2, 2005, End date: Jan 1, 2008,

... nitiated by the major cities in the Baltic Sea Region. The project consortium consists of thirteen partner organisations from Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Malmö, Riga, Stockholm, St. Petersburg and Tallinn. In addition, organisations from Oslo, Warsaw and Vilnius participate in the project as observers. The project was started in the beginning of 2005 and will be finalised by the end of 2007.The ...
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