12th EUSBSR Annual Forum: register and contribute

The 12th EUSBSR Annual Forum will be held online from 27 September to 1 October 2021. It will focus on green recovery and will invite the participants to REVITALISE the Strategy, to RECOVER after COVID-19 together and to RECHARGE for greener and more resilient Baltic Sea Region. Registration is now open at: 
The Annual Forum of the Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is the largest event of the Strategy. It brings together all the stakeholders implementing the EUSBSR as well as other participants who would like to contribute to managing the common challenges the Baltic Sea Region faces. UBC, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Kaunas City Municipality, and Klaipėda City Municipality, is a co-organizer of the Forum.  The project is co-financed by Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme.

Call for contributions

The Annual Forum 2021 will offer the EUSBSR cities a space to showcase their promising practices, to debate with other stakeholders and to build stronger commitment to EUSBSR as a regional platform. We would like to invite you to contribute to the following sessions with presentations on your practices, projects, and experiences:
Session I: “Cities leading positive social transformations”
29th of September, 15:00-18:00
The session will be dedicated to showcasing cities’ strategic projects in promoting positive social movements in terms of social inclusion, participatory models in communities and decision making, citizenship initiatives, debating the role of new technologies in promoting social cohesion and finally reflecting on impacts of corona crisis on social movements.
Session II: “Cities as leaders in Green recovery“
30th of September, 15:00-18:00
The session will be dedicated to showcasing cities’ strategic projects in advancing green projects and initiatives in terms of transport, food, ecology, smart cities and discovering the role of European and cross-border cooperation in this matter.
Please send an email expressing your interest with the information below and presentation (if possible) by 16 September 2021 at:   
The name of city or cities: 
Initiative to be presented (max 100 words):
Way of presenting: 1. Power point presentation 2. Prezi 3. Other – specify
City Representative to take part in the session: 
Representative’s email:
Please note that the length of presentations is strictly limited to 10 minutes and maximum 7 slides.
More information is attached.

Concept note

Call for contributions