The Estonian Presidency of the European Union and the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission (DG MARE), are organising a stakeholder conference on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), entitled "Beyond 2020: Supporting Europe's Coastal Communities." This event will take place in Tallinn, Estonia on 12-13 October 2017.
The Cities of Linköping and Norrköping and Region Östergötland are proud to invite to an international conference on Cultural Heritage, Digitalization and Tourism industry.
The conference is a kick-off for a cultural network collaboration. The invited participants come from Europe and the City of Guangzhou, People's Republic of China.
The Second Advent weekend we offer for Bergen inhabitants and guests Christmas atmosphere in the center of the city. The visitors await culinary enjoyments and culture highlights on the stage, talks with Santa and more - great Christmas feeling.
This year already the fifth time, the city Bergen auf Rügen together with Hotel “Kaufmannshof” organize this special event for all inhabitants and guests. The focus of the event this year are special demonstration and experiences in the fields of culture, history and nature of the South Baltic region.
"Integrational Cities. Integration = Security"
The Mayor of Gdansk cordially invites to the conference "Integrational Cities. Integration = Security", which will take place on 29 and 30 June 2017 in Gdańsk. It will be organized by the City of Gdańsk, the European Solidarity Center and the Center for the Support of Immigrants in partnership with IOM, UNHCR, Union of Polish Metropolises.
Executive Board of the UBC met in Berlin on 15 June 2017 in European Commission's representation in Germany, in connection with the EUSBSR Annual Forum that was held on 13–14 June 2017. Matters discussed were, among others, the XIV UBC General Conference, the outcome of this year’s EUSBSR Forum, cooperation with EUSBSR Flagship School to Work, and proposal about a conference on the integration of refugees.
The 8th Strategy Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) was held in Berlin on 13–14 June 2017, with the theme “Connectivity”. UBC co-organised altogether four seminars and back-to-back meetings before and during the Strategy Forum: Youth Conference as well as a youth seminar “Nothing about us without us”, EUSBSR Participation Day, and seminar on Smart water sector.
On 7-9 June the UBC Safe Cities Commission met in Tallinn to hold its second meeting in 2017 and elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman. Theme of this meeting was - crisis management in emergency situation.