Committees of the Baltic Assembly

Economics, Energy and Innovation Committee

Members of the Committee:

  • Atis Lejiņš, Chair, Latvia
  • Virgilijus Poderys, Vice Chair, Lithuania
  • Linas Balsys, Member, Lithuania
  • Inga Goldberga, Member, Latvia
  • Reinis Znotiņš, Member, Latvia

 

In 2019, the Economics, Energy and Innovation Committee of the Baltic Assembly focused on the following issues:

  • Common gas and electricity market of the Baltic States;
  • RailBaltica project;
  • Common position of the Baltic States on the 2021-2027 EU Multiannual Financial Framework;
  • Sustainable mobility, improvement of traffic safety, ITS innovative flagship projects, introduction of a unified tolling system;
  • Circular Economy (incl. Harmonised Baltic approach in prosumers issue);
  • Development of renewable energy projects, support schemes and joint projects;
  • Parliamentary oversight of implementation of the Baltic Assembly’s recommendations.

 


Priorities, activities and documents of the Committee:

Priorities of the Economics, Energy and Innovation Committee of the Baltic Assembly for 2016 - 2018 (download)

Agenda and recommendations of the Economics, Energy and Innovation Committee and the Natural Resources and Environment Committee of the Baltic Assembly in 2018 (download)

The Baltic Assembly and the Nordic Council focus their cooperation on circular economy and innovative economy. See Action Plan for 2018-2019.

The Benelux Interparliamentary Consultative Council (also known as the Benelux Parliament) and Presidium of the Baltic Assembly have defined in their cooperation priorities collaboration in energy market, circular economy, digital market, sustainable mobility, common transport and infrastructure projects. See the Joint Declaration for 2019-2021.