The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden

New programme

We warmly invite you to join us online for the Central Baltic Programme 2021-2027 Launch Event on 15 November.

In this event, we hope to celebrate together with you that the new programme document is ready and approved by the participating countries. In the next seven years, the Central Baltic Programme will invest 118 million euros from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in high-quality projects that aim at solving common challenges together and across borders.

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As part of the preview of the new Central Baltic Programme 2021-2027, we released a series of videos to give you a glimpse into the future.

In the videos, we will walk you through the main programme features and chosen thematics. You will hear how the next programme will look and what changes you can expect to the current period. For each Programme Objective, a short video is made to give a brief overview of what ideas can be funded from the new programme. ... Read more
We can now say that the implementation of the Central Baltic programme has started for the period 2021-2027.

What does this mean – because you may remember that the programme document draft is currently in national approval processes in each of the governments of our countries. Well, it means that we have employed people for the period 2021-2027, they have had two weeks of training and introduction and they are now starting to work at full speed.
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We are delighted to announce that launching of the new Central Baltic Programme 2021-2027 is planned for 15 November 2021. The event is to be held online.

What can you expect?
We’re happy to celebrate together with you that the new programme document is ready and approved.

More information will be available in the autumn. So save the date and stay tuned! ... Read more
The Joint Programming Committee (JPC) met online on July 1 to discuss the final wordings of the programme document for the 2021-2027 period. The discussions continued on issues raised in the public hearings. During the day, the JPC came to a conclusion on all open issues.

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The programming period 2021-2027 is almost ready to be kicked off. Although we are already in the year 2021 the regulations for this period haven’t yet been approved. That also means that the programme documents cannot be finalised yet. At this stage we can already give some indications of how the next programme will look and what changes you can expect to the current period. ... Read more
Designing the new Central Baltic Programme 2021-2027 requires dedication of all Joint Programming Committee (JPC) members to best meet the needs of our region. 
In its 7th meeting held on 26 May 2021, the JPC members continued the fine-tuning of the future programme document. ... Read more

First impressions from public hearings

Tuesday, 13 April, 2021
The public hearing process on the Central Baltic programme for 2021-2027 has been closed. During the last two months we’ve invited stakeholders to read and comment the draft content. We received 49 replies to our online survey. Some replies covered several regions or respondents, so the number of involved people has been much larger. We got replies from all programme countries. 
Currently our programming team is going through the replies. Each comment will be considered and replied to. We’re producing a document where all the comments and replies will be visible. ... Read more
The Central Baltic Programme gathered more than 600 participants to public hearing webinars in Finland, Sweden, Åland, Estonia and Latvia. In the webinars, our colleagues presented the programme draft for the next period and the Strategic Environmental Assessment report.

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If you were not able to attend a public hearing webinar, you can still get an overview of what is covered in these events by watching video recording and sharing your input via the feedback questionnaire. In this 30-minute video, Merike Niitepõld is telling how the new Central Baltic Programme 2021-2027 programme is to look like, what the Strategic Environmental Assessment is about and is sharing an indicative schedule for the future. ... Read more