Social capital and social trust is an important foundation for a sustainable and inclusive society. It is also a good environment for a creative, innovative and mobile society. Therefore, the involvement of civil society, business and academia in the implementation of the EU
Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) is of utmost importance. For this purpose HA Involve develops methods on how, already on an early stage involve all relevant actors; regional and local administrations, civil society, business and academia, in preparation and implementation of the EUSBSR.
The Baltic Sea NGO Network (BSNGON) is so called Horizontal Action Leader (HAL) for HA Involve together with the Region Västerbotten and the Swedish Institute. The Norden Association, being national focal point in Sweden for the BSNGON is acting as HAL on behalf of the BSNGON.