The annual Baltic Sea NGO Forum, attended by participants from all of the Baltic Sea region countries, is the major joint event organized by the Baltic Sea NGO Network. The forum is hosted by the platform of the country chairing the CBSS. It will be 3 day event where around 100 CSO activists, government representatives, academia and media people from 11 Baltic Sea Region countries will meet, discuss, establish personal contacts, find project partners and networks with the aim of developing and strengthening civil society co-operation in the Baltic Sea region.

Forum will take place on May 9-11, 2019 in Riga, Latvia!



Aim of the Baltic Sea NGO Forum is to express the strong commitment of the civil society in the sustainable

development of the region by building the regional identity of active and responsible citizenship and promotion

of the trust among different stakeholders and civil society.


Detailed announcement and draft agenda available HERE.

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Participants of the Forum from Baltic Sea Region

We are happy to announce the Call for Travel Grants! We are offering travel to/from Riga and/or accommodation

for CSO representatives from the Baltic Sea Region. The total amount of reimbursements is limited, and applications

will be evaluated to ensure diversity of participants. Register HERE. We will contact you in the middle of April.

But if you are Latvian civil society activist or you do not need travel grant, please register HERE. We will contact

you in the middle of April. But if you would like to propose an event that can make richer the event – to organize

satellite event, please, contact with organizer by e-mail:

We invite participants to apply by 1 April.