Bringing people and goals together

Umbrella is joint project co-funded by the EU Interreg South Baltic Programme and helps to boost cross-border cooperation capacities of local actors in the South Baltic Sea.

The primary objective
of the Umbrella project

To provide specific knowledge and skills in the implementation of goals and cross-border cooperation for local and regional entities in the South Baltic Region.

4 EU Members
South Baltic area

Coastal regions of four EU
Member States: Denmark, Lithuania,
Poland and Sweden

986,566 EUR

Total budget of the project

Feb 2018
– Jul 2020

Duration of the project
30 months
ABOUT THE PROJECT

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Latest news

Umbrella 2.0 report of activities in 2021

UMBRELLA 2.0

To fill the gap left after the Umbrella project in the cross-border cooperation, waiting for new financing in the EU programming period 2021-2027, Euroregion Baltic realized the Umbrella project’s success in the process of capacity building initiated in 2018 could not be stopped. For this reason, the so-called Umbrella 2.0 proposal was presented to the Swedish Institute as a natural consequence of the Umbrella Project (SBP) and its willingness to become a recognized brand, active also on a broader Baltic Sea scale.

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Training on EUSBSR successfully implemented

The Training on European Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) within the ”UMBRELLA 2.0” project took place online on November 9th, gathering around 60 participants coming from UBC Member Cities, Civil Society, Business and Academia across the Baltic Sea Region.

The overall aim of the training was to make participants familiar with the structure and opportunities within the EUSBSR and prepare them to become active players in different EUSBSR flagships or policy areas.

During the interactive course of 6 hours, experts from UBC, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Association of Polish Communes Euroregion Baltic and the Swedish Institute provided fresh updates about the strategy, macroregional cooperation and potential funding opportunities through programme schemes such as Interreg, European Regional Development Fund, Horizon Europe, Erasmus +, European Social Fund Plus.

”UMBRELLA 2.0-Boosting transnational cooperation capacities for multilevel actors in the Baltic Sea Region” goal is to increase awareness and knowledge of transnational cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region. Project partners are the Association of Polish Communes Euroregion Baltic (ERB), the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) and the Baltic Sea States Subregional Cooperation (BSSSC) – Associated partner.

 

 

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Agenda for the training session about the EUSBSR on 9th November 2021

Welcome to the training session about the EUSBSR on 9th November 2021 at 9.30-15.15 CET, Online. 

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The content of this website is the sole responsibility of the author and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union, the Managing Authority or the Joint Secretariat of the South Baltic Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020. The project UMBRELLA is partly financed from the Interreg South Baltic Programme 2014-2020 through the European Regional Development Fund.
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