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1 Pskov Region: experience and possibilities

2 Pskov Region is an exclusive subject of the Russian Federation which borders on three states LENGTH OF BOUNDARIES: with Belarus km with Estonia ,4 km with Latvia ,6 km DISTANCE FROM PSKOV: to Riga km to Tallinn km to Vilnius km to Minsk km to Helsinki km to Warsaw km to Stockholm km to Berlin km to Moscow km PSKOV Cross border region Pskov Region

3 Pskov region is the «starting point» for penetration of foreign business into Russian market:  unique border location near both capitals: Moscow and Saint-Petersburg;  qualified and comparatively cheap labor force;  reserves of land and energy resources;  business-oriented administration Strategy for socio-economic development till 2020 Pskov Region

4 Priorities of the region: - tourism development - transport and logistics - agriculture - SME support - ecology solutions - road networking - energy efficiency - health care - education - sport - culture and heritage - youth policy - social sphere Strategy for socio-economic development till 2020 Pskov Region

5 - INTERREG III B (6 projects) - INTERREG III A (17 projects) - CBSS (Euro Faculty-Pskov project) - Northern Dimension (NDEP: ЕBRD, «Pure water» project, Pskov) - «Economic Development Support Programme in the Pskov region» MFA Denmark (priorities: tourism, food industry) Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region Pskov Region

6 INTERREG III B Baltic Tangent (logistics) Innovation Circle (education) BEN (interregional cooperation) HINTERLAND (spatial planning) BEN-EAST (interregional cooperation) East Wind (wind energy development) Greenhouse (encouraging SME) Partners: Denmark Norway Germany Finland Sweden Poland Lithuania Estonia Latvia Belarus Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region Pskov Region

7 Programmes and instruments for cooperation: CBC ENPI «Estonia-Latvia-Russia» Programme (22 projects, 3 LSP) Priorities: - tourism development - transport and logistics - SME support - ecology solutions - road networking - energy efficiency - health care - education - sport - culture and heritage - youth policy - social sphere Northern dimension (NDEP: ЕBRD, NEFCO) Nordic Council of Ministers Priorities for cooperation Pskov Region

8 Implemented projects The Nordic-Russian Exchange Programme for Local Civil Servants - Pskov Region participants: The City of Pskov Municipality, Krasnogorodsky District, Pytalovo District Municipality The Emerging Innovation in Northern Europe Programme - Pskov Region partner: Pskov State University «NORDIC – RUSSIAN GREEN GROWTH ARENA» Nordic Council of Ministers Pskov Region Coming up…

9 Pskov Region Border cooperation is based on the European frame convention of Border cooperation of territorial communities and authorities. The Representation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has been acting in Pskov since There are two representative offices of foreign states: Consulate of Latvian Republic (since 1993) and Pskov Chancellery of Consulate General of Estonian Republic in Saint Petersburg (since 1994). The agreements have been signed with: - Lubuskoe voevodstvo (Poland); - Ministry of foreign affairs of Belarus Republic; -Ministry of Economy of Latvian Republic; -Memorandum on cooperation with People’s Government of Xian city in Shaanxi province (China) has been signed. The municipalities of Pskov region have signed agreements with: - Latvian Republic; - Belarus Republic; - Estonian Republic. Foreign relationships at interregional level

10 Pskov Region Administration of Pskov region Thank you for your attention!


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