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

Programme priorities

The programme supports four priorities: Competitive economy, Sustainable use of common resources, Well-connected region and Skilled and socially inclusive region.

Each priority is broken down to specific objectives. Each financed project will be implemented under one priority and one of its specific objectives.

The aims of the programme are defined in the specific objectives. The result indicators under each specific objective capture the change that the programme wants to achieve in the region.

Read more about the priorities below.
The programme supports the sustainable growth of the region and aims at a balance between economic and environmental interests.
The programme aims to improve the status of the Baltic Sea, reducing pollution from nutrients, hazardous substances and toxins’ inflows.
The programme supports planning of integrated, green, multimodal transport systems and developing better and more sustainable urban environments.
The programme aims to achieve a more inclusive region by strengthening local communities and improving skills, knowledge and social well-being.