We assist local authorities in the Baltic Sea Region in initiating, applying and managing projects on different sustainability topics. The themes and actions are tailor-made based on the needs of the project partners from local authorities to assist the ongoing processes towards sustainable development. More information can be found on projects description pages below.
The European City Facility (EUCF) is an initiative to support local investments in sustainable energy. The objective of the EUCF is to is to facilitate access to private and EU financing along with access to technical, legal and financial expertise. In the long run the aim is to deliver at least 200 investment concepts in cities and municipalities all over Europe.
The project wants to make it easier for people in cities around the Baltic Sea to combine walking, cycling, public transport and car-sharing as an environmentally friendly alternative to using private cars.
The cooperation between cities, NGOs and expert partners aims at developing and applying a low-threshold approach for environmentally friendly urban mobility, attractive and easy to adopt for follower cities. The project focuses on dense inner-city areas, offering good opportunities for sustainable mobility
IWAMA project’s approach to improving resource efficiency in wastewater management in the Baltic Sea Region concentrated on capacity development of the WWT operators and implementation of the pilot investments which result in reduced nutrient inflows to the Baltic Sea.
IWAMA application was a main outcome of the BSR IWAMA Seed project work, successfully submitted for funding from the Baltic Sea Region Interreg Programme 2014-2020.
Developing a main project concept that would address the main means of supporting municipal WWTPs in reaching lower nutrient loading in discharges: structured lifelong learning, more resource-efficient operation and improved municipal sludge management.
MATRUSCHKA aimed at strengthening the capacity of local authorities and developing their city planning process. It contributed to the development of a solid foundation within local authorities upon which long-term planning decisions could be made to support sustainable development. Both EU and Russian cities either initiated or further elaborated their Integrated Management Systems around a chosen theme.