The conference "Competitiveness of Small & Medium-Sized Cities in the Baltic Sea Region".

The priority of the Latvian presidency in VASAB Visions and Strategies around the Baltic Sea is small and medium-size cities. The presidency will be concluded on 4th of June 2019 in Riga with the final conference on "Competitiveness of Small & Medium-Sized Cities in the Baltic Sea Region". 

The idea of the conference is to look on the cities and towns from the perspective of their role, challenges, potentials and good practices to strengthen and contribute the competitiveness of the Baltic Sea Region and thus providing substantial input to the joint competitiveness of Europe. It will discuss the opportunities and faced challenges of small and medium-sized cities and towns, their future prospects beyond 2020 in order to achieve greater coherence within the Baltic Sea Region and hence in the wider Europe.

The Conference is targeted to the politicians, policy advisers, experts, practitioners and other relevant audience engaged in fostering sustainable development of cities.

The Conference is organized by the Latvian VASAB chairmanship. 

Please find attached draft Agenda, Registration and more information