BSN BSRUN Riga Forum

Photo credit: University of Latvia

On 19 October 2017, Baltic Science Network was noted during the Annual Forum 2017 of the Baltic Sea Region University Network "Universities as the bridge between East and West" held in Riga. The event was hosted by the University of Latvia.

Ambassador Maira Mora, Director General of the Council of the Baltic Sea States´ (CBSS) Secretariat, during her presentation of the CBSS Science, Research and Innovation Agenda elaborated on the Baltic Science Network (BSN) bearing relevance in the context of the implementation of focus area “Quality Education & Lifelong Learning” of the CBSS Baltic 2030 Action Plan.

Among the speakers of the event were the BSN Finnish representatives, Irinja Paakkanen, Head of International Affairs, and Mari Leino, Planning Officer of the University of Turku. They elaborated on the mobility programmes implemented by the University of Turku during the presentation “Implementing University Strategy in Mobility Programmes”. 

Prof Krzysztof Bielawski, Vice-rector for Development of the University of Gdańsk, was also among the participants of the Forum. University of Gdańsk is the Polish BSN member, which was nominated for the participation in the Network by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland.

Baltic Sea Region University Network is one of the BSN members.

Photo album of the Forum is accessible here.

Full programme of the Forum is accessible here.


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