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  • NORBA - Nordic-Baltic dialogues on Transnational Perspectives in Spatial Planning

    Aim

    The aim of this project is to facilitate transnational dialogues on spatial planning between policy makers and practitioners, scientists and young academics and students in the Nordic-Baltic countries.

    Cooperation with Nordic and Baltic organizations dealing with spatial planning issues and territorial cohesion, Vision and Strategies in the Baltic Sea Region (VASAB) and the Nordic Section of the Regional Science Association, is seen as a means of contributing to the formation of a Nordic-Baltic community on transnational planning issues.

    Main results in terms of capitalisation

    • Dissemination, capitalization and awareness rising of ESPON results and its implications for the Nordic-Baltic region.
    • Transnational dialogues on spatial planning between policy makers and practitioners, scientists and young academics and students in the Nordic-Baltic countries.
    • Mutual learning process between the Nordic-Baltic region and ESPON.
    • Contribution to the ability of national and regional policy-makers as well as researchers to position their own regions, macro-regions, national territories in a European (ESPON) context.
    • Contribution to the discussion and debate around the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
    • Trans-generational dialogue by engaging with young researchers and students that are active in the spatial and territorial development policy field.

    Main activities

    Lead Partner

    University of Eastern Finland / Karelian Institute, Finland.

    Detailed information on the contracted project team can be found under Transnational Project Groups.

    Budget: € 319 053,00

    Project’s lifetime: 16 February 2010 - 31 December 2012

    Delivery of Reports
    Draft Final Report: 30 September 2012
    Final Report: 31 December 2012

    More information

    Please contact the Project Expert at the ESPON Coordination Unit:

    Pierina PETRUZZI, email: pierina.petruzzi@espon.eu

     

    Name Type Size
    Final Report PDF 1.50 MB
    Draft Final Report PDF 2.16 MB