Valerijus Simulik addressed the 54th plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation in his capacity as President of the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference and at the same time in his position as Vice-President of the Baltic Assembly. He underlined the close cooperation between the BSPC and the PABSEC – marked by […]
The highest Executive Committee of the BSPC, led by the new President of the BSPC, Valerijus Simulik, held its first meeting under the Lithuanian Presidency in the German Bundestag. Delegations from the Baltic Assembly, Finland, the German Bundestag, Hamburg, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Nordic Council, Norway, Poland, the Russian Federation and Sweden participated in the […]
BSPC Vice-President Jorodd Asphjell from Norway points out the crucial importance of further measures to reach the 2030 United Nations sustainable development goals as soon as possible before 2030. The European Conference of Presidents of Parliaments brought together Speakers and Presidents of the parliaments of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe; of […]
Following the 28th annual Conference in Oslo, the BSPC has published a compilation of the speeches and presentations currently available. The collection will be continuously completed. The collection can be downloaded here and on the 28th conference webpage.
Concluding the conference, the parliamentarians unanimously passed a resolution covering cooperation in the Baltic Sea region, the future of working life, safeguarding the oceans – achieving the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals – as well as migration and integration. In their resolution, they called, among other points, to strengthen trust among all Member States of […]
The Opening and Monday sessions Over 180 delegates from the Baltic Sea region’s parliaments and interregional organisations, guests and experts were welcomed by Jorodd Asphjell, President of the BSPC, and Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen, President of the Storting, in the Plenary Hall of the Norwegian parliament, the Storting, on Monday morning on 26 August. In her […]
During the 28th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference in Oslo on 25–27 August 2019, the BSPC’s Rapporteur regarding Eutrophication of the Baltic Sea Saara-Sofia Sirén, Member of the Finnish Parliament, has presented her report on developments and activities in this policy field. The herewith published written report focuses in the possibilities that circular economy has in […]
The 28th BSPC is taking place in Oslo, Norway. The themes on the agenda for this conference are clean oceans, the working life in the future as well as migration and integration. The delegates will discuss how oceans can be protected to meet the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and debate the future of […]
In preparation of the 28th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference in Oslo on 25 – 27 August 2019, the BSPC’s Observers at HELCOM have issued the report on HELCOM-related developments and activities. The Report can be downloaded here and on the Rapporteurs’ webpage.
In preparation of the 28th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference on 25 – 27 August 2019 in Oslo, the BSPC Working Group on Migration and Integration has published its Second Interim Report on its activities throughout the past year. The report will be presented at the annual conference, containing the primary considerations and a compilation of […]