Uusimaa Regional Council is during 2012-2013 lead partner in the EXPAT Project. The project’s goal is to make the Central Baltic Sea Region an attractive destination for talented internationals in order to maintain and increase the competitiveness of the participating cities and regions.
Uusimaa Regional Council chairs the Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation (BSSSC) in 2013-2014. During the Uusimaa chairmanship BSSSC will focus on the fields of maritime, energy and climate issues, youth policy, northern and arctic dimension, cohesion policy, transport and infrastructure and culture and regional identity. In 2013 BSSSC celebrated its 20th anniversary at the Annual Conference in Helsinki.