Sweden to hold Presidency of EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
Sweden will hold the Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region from 1 July until 30 June 2023.
This strategy is a macro-regional strategy between eight Member States* aimed at strengthening cooperation between the Baltic Sea countries. Sweden will take over the Presidency from Lithuania and hand it over to Latvia next year.
Important focus areas for the Swedish Presidency will be to revitalise the work that has partially been on hold during the pandemic and to promote implementation of the strategy’s new action plan. Information about work under the Presidency will be published regularly on government.se.
*The Member States of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region are Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Germany.