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21.11.2022

Helsinki-Uusimaa Circular Valley really kicking off

Environmentally smart Helsinki-Uusimaa and Successful Helsinki-Uusimaa are two of the three priorities of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Programme. Important steps towards these goals are now being taken, as the regional actors of circular economy are about to use new ways to meet with the challenges of sustainable and responsible production, and consumption.

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25.10.2022

Ossi Savolainen Vice Chairperson of Scandria Alliance

Ossi Savolainen is one of three new vice chairpersons of Scandria®Alliance, a network collaborating for the Scandinavian-Mediterranean TEN-T corridor that is running from Finland (via Scandinavia) to the Adriatic Sea. The Minister of Transport of Brandenburg in Germany, Guido Beermann, continues as Chairperson of the Alliance for another two years.

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6.10.2022

Textile circular economy in new ways of production 

Good business prospects for the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region to produce textiles by recycling - as stated in a recent BRIDGES project report. The strengths and weaknesses of a production of this kind, along with the possibilities of collaboration, were presented in a current report on value chain mapping in regional recycled textile processes.

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5.10.2022

Otto Meri full member of CPMR BSC Executive Committee

Mr Otto Meri, Member of our Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Assembly has been elected to the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission Executive Committee (BSC) for a two-year period. CPMR stands for the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions. The BSC organisation had its annual General Assembly 2022 in Helsinki in late September.

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30.9.2022

Helsinki-Uusimaa an EU pioneer region in climate change adaptation

The European Commission has chosen the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region to be one of the participating regions in the EU Mission Adaptation to Climate Change. This is one of five EU Missions altogether. They are a new way to deliver concrete solutions to some of our greatest challenges by 2030.

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19.9.2022

Helsinki-Uusimaa at the forefront of circular economy

The EU Circular Cities and Regions Initiative is furthering the circular economy across European cities and regions. The European Commission has selected the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region to be one of the CCRI Pilot Regions. Finland wants to be one of the leaders in the circular economy transition, and Helsinki-Uusimaa plays in many ways a significant role in reaching this goal.

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12.9.2022

27th CPMR Baltic Sea Commission General Assembly in Helsinki 26-27 September

It is a great honour for us to organize the 27th CPMR Baltic Sea Commission General Assembly in Helsinki, Finland on 26-27 September 2022. The General Assembly is a key event for CPMR members to discuss various policy areas like transport, energy, climate, maritime issues and the impact of the invasion of Ukraine on Arctic cooperation.