Euregio Karelia is cooperation area and cooperation forum of the three Finnish regions: Kainuu, North Karelia and Northern Ostrobothnia and Republic of Karelia of Russian Federation. The basis of the foundation was common aim of the parther areas to improve living conditions of inhabitants througth cross-border cooperation.
The objective of the Euregio Karelia is to operate as a cooperation forum of the participants, deepen member areas programme and project based cross-border cooperation, as well as to bring strategic and political guidance into the cooperation. The regional lobbying is an important task of the Euregio Karelia.
Vicemember of Council Mr. Lyly Rajala