MARA featured in VASAB newsletter
MARA project was featured in the June edition of VASAB1 newsletter with a special emphasis on the project's role in VASAB Long-Term Perspective for Territorial Development of the BSR within the EUSBSR.
MARA (Mobility and Accessibility in Rural Areas) is an Interreg BSR project which aims to improve the mobility and accessibility in and to remote and rural areas in the countries of the Baltic Sea region (BSR). Many of those areas are also important touristic destinations. The project partnership consists of 12 regional and national public administrations and universities from nine BSR countries. 13 associated partners are involved.
The project lasts from January 2019 to June 2021. In May 2019 project has received a Flagship status of the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) under the Horizontal Action Sptial Planning as it contributes to improved internal accessibility of the region and supports implementation of the VASAB Long-Term Perspective for Territorial Development of the BSR within the EUSBSR.
All the images in this article are taken from the VASAB digital newsletter, June 2020.
1 VASAB is intergovernmental multilateral co-operation of 10 countries of the Baltic Sea Region in spatial planning and development, guided by the Conference of Ministers responsible for spatial planning and development, steered by the Committee on Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea Region (CSPD/BSR) composed of representatives of respective ministries and regional authorities (Germany, Russia).