#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 […]

“Walk with us!” for the European Mobility Week 2019

Are you part of an initiative to make walking or cycling safer? Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your work during this key annual campaign. Did you know that almost 40% of EU workers carry […]

Update on Brexit

New information for North Sea Region projects with UK participation While the debates about a deal or no deal Brexit are continuing, in the Secretariat we have received more information about the likely consequences for […]

City climate-proofing could benefit your health

The climate adaptation project BEGIN is trialling a new liveability concept that increases public health while protecting citizens against flooding. BEGIN accelerates climate adaptation by reducing urban flood risk while promoting social innovation. BEGIN’s driving […]

North Sea Commission and KIMO launch transnational river cleanup

A new campaign will involve citizens in a river cleanup across the North Sea Region. At the opening of the North Sea Climate Conference, the president of the North Sea Commission Kerstin Brunnström and advisor […]