Transnational cooperation in spotlight at European Week of Regions and Cities

Are you attending the #EURegionsWeek 8-11 October this year? Here is what not to miss! The EU Week of Regions and Cities is a key event for anyone interested in the future of EU Cohesion […]

European Mobility Week 2018 focuses on multimodality: ‘mix and move!’

Mix and move! That is the theme of this year’s EuropeanMobilityWeek, which takes place this week, from 16-22 September. With multimodality in mind, the organisers of the 2018 campaign wish to encourage cities and towns […]

Why citizens love car-sharing

Together with my colleague I recently had the chance to travel to Bremen and Bergen to meet several local residents  who benefit directly from the services of the  SHARE-North project. I had read in a previous […]

Bottom-up approach helps biodiversity gain ground in European farmlands

Only halfway through its planned duration, the North Sea Region project PARTRIDGE is garnering significant public interest and uptake by national and regional policies.  Birdlife Netherlands (Vogelbescherming Nederland) calls the project’s preliminary results ‘spectacular’. The PARTRIDGE […]

Arena in Amsterdam launches state-of-the-art Energy Storage System

[UPDATE 07.08.18: According to SEEV4-City project administrator Janna Boonstra, since the launch of the energy storage system on 29 June, the World Economic Forum has posted to their blog about this initiative, which you can […]

What does the future hold? Highlights from the North Sea Conference

The North Sea Region VB Programme is past its half-way point, and we are looking ahead to what the future might bring. This year’s North Sea Conference focused on current trends in the region that […]

A Norwegian look at the North Sea Region

Though not an EU country, Norway has been a mainstay of the North Sea Region Programme for over 20 years and has played a key role in many transnational projects. Norwegian organisations are currently involved […]

Interreg – a key European actor in tackling climate change

At a recent meeting on climate change, DG Climate Action policy officer Dina Silina highlighted the role of Interreg in the combined European efforts to tackle climate change. On 31 May – 1 June, I […]

Promoting the cool factor of carsharing

‘Don’t show your wealth, show that you are smart.’ Mobility experts Michael Glotz-Richter and Rebecca Karbaumer of the City of Bremen explain why a change of mindset is essential in the transition from individual car […]

Spotlight on Priority 3: interview with Axel Kristiansen and Jenny Thomsen

The North Sea Region Programme is strongly committed to projects that improve resilience to the effects of climate change and support long-term sustainable management of the environment. These projects can be found in Priority 3, […]