Attractive & competitive cities and regions

Priority 4

The priority targets the policy making for sustainable urban and regional development. It concentrates on making the Baltic Sea region cities and regions more competitive on a European scale.

What is financed?

  • Strengthening metropolitan regions, cities and urban areas as engines of economic development
  • Strategic support for integrated Baltic Sea Region development and socio-economic and territorial cohesion
  • Strengthening social conditions and impacts of regional and city development (co-funded by ENPI only, benefiting especially Russia and Belarus)

Project results:

  • Pooled resources of metropolitan regions, cities and rural areas to enhance the Baltic Sea Region’s competitiveness and cohesion
  • Improved preconditions for Baltic Sea Region’s competitiveness in Europe and worldwide
  • Increased region’s identity and its recognition
  • Strengthened social conditions and impacts of regional and city development

Further information: Chapter 6.4. of the Operational Programme.

Fact sheet