2015 Forum Theme

The Space for Choice and Choice of Space

Programme

20.10.2015
P21e
14.45-16.30
Round Table
Potential of EU BSR and NWR 2020 Strategies for Cooperation: Turning into Concrete Joint Actions

Summary

The purpose of this Workshop would be to exchange information on potential development opportunities for international cooperation to implement the NWR 2020 Strategic Goals and EU BSR Agenda by joining forces and creating synergies both thematically and geographically.

Issues to be addressed:
1.Current state of Strategy for Socio-Economic Development of the North West Federal Region of the Russian Federation until 2020 and the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
2. Expert view of continuation of work on perspective areas of cooperation between Russia and the EU in the Baltic
- Innovation/business
- Ecology, incl. agriculture
- Transport, incl. maritime safety
- Culture and Tourism
- People to People contacts (social/health/education/youth)
3. Instruments for joint efforts and implementation of joint projects in the framework of the strategies:
- Interreg Programme Baltic Sea Region 2014-2020
- Russia-EU CBC Programmes 2014-2020
- Northern Dimension Partnerships

Organizers: Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, Council of the Baltic Sea States, City of Turky, ANO North-West Development and Investment Promotion Agency, St. Petersburg State University of Economics

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Lonskiy Igor, Committee for External Relations of Saint-Petersburg. First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of Saint-Petersburg

Welcome Address

Abramyan Rafael, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. Director of the Department for Development of Interregional and Cross-Border Cooperation

Introductory Speech

Pivnenko Valentina, State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Deputy

Introductary Speech

Khodachek Alexander, Higher School of Economics - Saint Petersburg. President

Strategy of North-West Federal District: process of updating 2015

Tikka Erja, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Ambassador for Baltic Affairs

EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. Action Plan 2015

Kampus Krista, Secretariat of the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat. Senior Adviser & Head of Baltic 21 Unit

EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region - Horizontal action "Climate"

Gaciarz Janusz, Secretariat of the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat. Senior Adviser

EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region - priority area "Security"

Pimonenko ikhail, North-West Russia Logistics Development and Information Center "ILOT". Director

Opportunities and joint actions by Russia and EU in the field of transport and logistics in the Baltic Sea Region

Linkaits Talis, VASAB. Head of Secretariat

VASAB. Vision and Strategy in the Baltic Sea Region

Hannus Merja, "Finland - Russia" Society. Secretary general

Akhutina Daria, Association for cooperation with Baltic Sea countries "Norden". General Director

Advanced areas of partnership within the regional cooperation RUSSIA-EU

Moderators
Khodko Slava North-West Development and Investment Promotion Agency. Chairman of the North-West Development and Investment Promotion Agency, Executive Director of the Association of Russian Innovative Regions
Lundin Jan Secretariat of the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat. Director General
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