#EUprotects: Bridging troubled waters

Citizen dialogue is key to good water governance, yet it often fails. In the Interreg WaterCoG project, Susanne Mortensen engages with landowners to protect water quality. “My interest in citizen dialogue is based on 20 […]

Enabling climate mitigation in the North Sea Region

Part 1 in a 4-part series Climate change. The term has vaulted to the top of the agenda of intergovernmental organisations, national governments, and municipal councils over the past several years. COP25, which starts today […]

North Sea Region hotspots revealed

Network of cities

We have crunched the numbers to connect the dots and discover the epicentres of North Sea Region project activity. The North Sea Region Programme supports place-based, transnational approaches to improving the future and creating vibrant […]

Smart specialisation in practice: 3 examples

At the Smart Regions 3.0 conference this week, North Sea Region Project Advisors Anne Pinz and Isabella Leong are taking part of a joint Interreg stand promoting transnational cooperation. At this event, we are showcasing […]

#EURegionsWeek 2019: future perspectives

With over 10,000 attendees and 300 events, the European Week of Regions and Cities is the top annual event for stakeholders to meet and discuss how to improve European regional and local governance. One of […]

Antwerp and Bremen win awards at annual CIVITAS event

North Sea Region Programme projects and cities highlighted at CIVITAS Forum The North Sea Region Programme participated in this year’s CIVITAS Forum in Graz, Austria to promote ART-Forum, BITS, SEEV4-City, and SURFLOGH. A joint effort […]

2imprezs wins first place in the Interreg Project Slam 2019

A huge congratulations to the North Sea Region project 2imprezs! This week, the project delivered an amazing performance at the Interreg Project Slam. They were chosen out of nearly 40 submissions received from across the […]

Like! final conference: Connect to the Future!

Thursday 3 October was a special day for the Like! partnership. During this day, the project proudly presented their project results to a wider audience during their final conference themed Connect to the Future. I […]

The birth of a European Civic Energy Forum

Lessons learned from COBEN’s civic energy conference in Oldenburg There is a new piece of European legislation to be implemented, addressing support for civic energy initiatives; especially within the framework of the European Commission’s new […]

Nature-based solutions make headway in the North Sea Region

Nature-based solutions to climate change were in focus at this week’s UN Climate Action Summit in New York. Here are three North Sea Region projects using the power of nature to reduce climate impacts while […]