When a lake builds communities’ life

Lake Peipsi is a unique water body. It is the biggest transboundary lake in Europe shared by Estonia and Russia. For more than a decade this natural resource has been a focal point for any cross-border initiative between the two countries. Can one single CBC project improve lake water quality, boost local businesses, empower neighbouring […]

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A single tool to answer all questions from science to politics for the sake of the Gulf of Finland

“I observed that the scientific information available often is not used by the decision makers. They tend to look at things from a wider perspective, and science is often perceived as too complicated. In order to bring policy makers and scientists closer, I wanted to create an umbrella tool that would facilitate their communication” Jonne […]

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One river, two countries, the same goal: reducing nutrient inputs to save it

“Each of these two countries, Estonia and Russia, must reduce the level of pollution it is throwing into the Narva River: they both have defined targets to reach, but the problem is that they calculate them differently. We are experts, and we think that we are talking about the same thing. But, in reality, we […]

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1st Call for proposals of the Estonia-Russia Programme is launched!

The 1st Call for proposals of the Estonia-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation Programme (CBC) 2014-2020 is open from 17 January 2017. The deadline for submission of project applications (Project Summary Forms) is 3 April 2017 at 17:00 (Estonian time). There are three thematic objectives (TO) supported by the programme under the 1st Call for Proposals: TO1 Business and […]

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First Estonia-Russia ENI CBC Programme newsletter published

The first edition of the Estonia – Russia ENI CBC Programme newsletter has been published. The newsletter provides information on the programme objectives and the first meetings and programme events. Among the news is that the first call for proposals will be open from 17 January until 3 April 2017! Have a look for yourself here: […]

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2nd Meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee Held in Estonia

On 1-2 November 2016 the 2nd meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) of the Estonia-Russia Cross Border Cooperation (CBC) Programme 2014-2020 was held in Rakvere, Estonia. Members of the JMC were introduced with the state of play of the Programme preparation process. During the meeting numerous documents required for the Programme implementation were discussed. […]

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A conference on restoration of the E40 waterway, linking the Baltic and Black Seas, was held at the Polish Parliament

More than 100 politicians, high-ranking officials, diplomats and experts from Belarus, Poland and Ukraine took part in the conference “Baltic Sea – Black Sea: Restoration of the Water Route E40”, which was conducted at the Polish Parliament in Warsaw on May 22, 2014. The participants spoke in favor of making the transport artery fully functioning […]

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