Founded in 1985, it was the very first regional office in the European Union. In 1987 the so-called information office of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg became the Hanse-Office, a common institution of the Länder Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein to the European Union. The Land Niedersachsen also participated until the opening of its own office in 1990. Since then, the Hanse-Office has successfully defended the interests of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein in the framework of the EU. The fruitful co-operation between Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein is rather unique and sets an example of a lasting northern-German co-operation.

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  • By Klaas de Boer

Baltic Science Network (BSN) final conference & Baltic Sea Science Day

The Baltic Science Network's (BSN) final conference and the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) Baltic Sea Science Day will take place this June. The conference offers a unique opportunity to discuss the final outcomes of the BSN project with actors from politics and science at regional, national and European levels and to define the way forward for the Baltic Science Network.

  • By Hilary Webb

Urban Road Safety - Protecting Vulnerable Road Users

Continuing the Digital Future Mobility Talks series, The Ministry of Transport and Mobility of Hamburg, the Hanse-Office and their partners, present the second dialogue: Urban Road Safety - Protecting Vulnerable Road Users.