“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 […]

Climate Conference: It’s time for action!

Participants in the North Sea Climate Conference showed great resolve to speed and scale up solutions to global heating in the North Sea Region. Involving all stakeholders and daring to set ambitions are important factors. […]

Interreg supports Sweden to reach its climate goals

Ahead of the North Sea Climate Conference in Swedish Marstrand, we look at how Interreg projects help Sweden deal with climate change and meet the country’s ambitious targets. Adopted in June 2017, the Swedish Climate […]

5 sustainability challenges for housing associations

Older buildings in need of energy renovation are a major challenge in the North Sea Region. INDU-ZERO provides a streamlined solution to accelerate renovations and meet the European climate goals on time.     Buildings are […]

Uma atualização marítima – that’s Portuguese for a maritime update!

The North Sea Region Programme’s Project Advisor Jenny Thomsen and UK National Contact Point Vanessa Pilley share their thoughts from the European Maritime Day in Lisbon. The North Sea Region Programme takes a keen interest […]

Energy clusters join forces: Results and spin-offs

An employee gauging the energy flow on screens.

Defying tradition and perception barriers, the project Northern Connections forges cooperation among regional energy clusters to shape new synergies. This approach is now showing some interesting results. Energy clusters in the North Sea Region involve […]

#EUGreenWeek inspires the North Sea Region

This year’s EU Green Week focused on European environmental laws and their implementation. Project Advisors Jesper Jönsson and Axel Kristiansen were there to showcase environmental projects in the North Sea Region and learn about upcoming […]