> June 15/16th, 2015, Jurmala (Latvia)
The VI Annual Forum of the EUSBSR was held on 15-16 June in Jūrmala, Latvia. It was one of the large-scale international events hosted during the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union, integrating the Presidency priorities: Competitive, Digital and Engaged Europe. The discussion issues were centered around digital connectivity, digital equality and touch upon issues how the information and communication technology is transforming the region and changing the lives of the citizens.
The debates were seeking answers to questions like:
-how to build new foundation for growth in the Baltic Sea Region
-how to improve infrastructure that will deliver digital connectivity
-how to convert barriers into a drive for economic growth, jobs, better competitiveness and social inclusion
-how to empower e-citizenship and ensure equal access to technology and services
-can the EUSBSR be a more workable tool in enhancing economic and social well-being of the people by promoting digital culture?
More information: EUSBSR Annual Forum 2015