Success Factors in Local Environmental Policy for Local Agenda 21 and EU Enlargement in the Baltic Sea Region


The SUFA project wanted to find out success factors in local environmental policies throughout the Baltic Sea Region. The project consisted of four main activities, firstly the Baltic Roundtable on Local Environmental Policy that acted as a starting conference and gathered together the European Commission, national and local environmental administrators and representatives of sustainable development networks. Secondly research and analysis of the Local Agenda 21 situation in the Baltic Sea Region was conducted in cooperation with university researchers, thirdly there was a Local Agenda 21 Training Course and finally an Information Campaign, coordinated by the UBC and directed mainly to city leaders and municipal environmental administration.


Co-funded by the European Commission DG Environment, Finnish Ministry of the Environment, Nordic council of Ministers, and the City of Turku, project partners.

The SUFA project supported Local Agenda 21 work and local environmental policy and EU approximation in the Baltic Sea Region.

2000 to 2001