Baltic Assembly Discusses Baltic Science Network

Photo credits: Erik Peinar

The most recent working level consultations about the progress achieved in the Baltic Science Network implementation were organised under the auspices of the Baltic Assembly and the latest meeting of its Education, Science and Culture Committee in Tallinn.

On 8 February 2019, meeting of the Education, Science and Culture Committee of the Baltic Assembly was held in Tallinn. During the meeting hosted by Riigikogu, members of the Committee jointly with parliamentarians of the Benelux Parliament, governmental representatives of the Baltic Council of Ministers and representatives of the Nordic Council discussed among other topics joint science and research projects of the Baltic States in the context of the EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2021 - 2017. Plans for further development of Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme funded project “Baltic Science Network”, the possibilities for projects in the Baltic Research Programme funded under the European Economic Area Grants (2014-2021), the future of joint Baltic Sea research and development programme BONUS and others were presented by the representatives from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Photo credits: Erik Peinar

Photo credits: Erik Peinar

These consultations took place in the context of an earlier guidance issued to the Baltic Science Network members in the Baltic States during the 23rd session of the Baltic Assembly and 23rd Baltic Council held on 9-10 November 2017 in Tallinn.

Likewise, the most recent meeting of the Education, Science and Culture Committee of the Baltic Assembly was organised shortly before the CBSS High Level Meeting on Science, the Baltic Science Network Final Conference and the CBSS Baltic Sea Science Day 2019, which will be hosted by the University of Latvia on 22 – 23 February 2019 on the occasion of its centenary celebrations.

Photo album of the meeting is available on the website of Riigikogu.