Council of the Baltic Sea States Cooperation areas

During the Finnish Presidency, the development of the organisation’s new priorities was completed.

The new priorities of the Council of the Baltic Sea States are the development of three areas:

• regional identity

• regional sustainability

• civil security

New directions for cooperation and key elements in the document on the implementation of the Vilnius Declaration (A Vision for the Baltic Sea Region by 2020), were also approved during the Finnish Presidency.

For more information about the documents:

CBSS homepage


In 2012, the prime ministers decided to create the CBSS Project Support Facility for the years 2013-2015 with a size of 1 million Euros.

The round of applications was announced in the beginning of 2015, and the deadline for applications is March 20, 2015. Read more