STIPEND FOR PRACTITIONERS WITHIN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SPATIAL PLANNING

Nordregio (www.nordregio.se), a research and evaluation institute under the Nordic Council of Ministers, are offering a number of stipends to enable practitioners within regional development and spatial planning from the Baltic region (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus and the Russian Federation) to join their European and Nordic neighbours in a number of courses that Nordregio is arranging. The stipend is partly sponsored by the EU Interreg programme IIIB Baltic Sea Region and covers course fee and most of travel and hotel expenses.

The next course takes place in Oslo 8-10 November 2006 and is called “Successful cities: Strategies for management”. The deadline for the stipend for this course is 12th September. More information about the course and the stipend: www.nordregio.se/coursenov06.htm.