Council of the Baltic Sea States
The Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) was created in 1992 and its objective is to strengthen and intensify co-operation among the Baltic Sea states. Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Germany, Poland, Russia, and the European Commission take part in the work of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.
Estonia’s presidency began on 1 July 2014 and will last until 30 June 2015. We took over the presidency from Finland and after us Poland will hold the presidency.