ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE?

Baltic to Black Sea Alliance (BBSA) is an International NGO Alliance for Regional Security and Democracy. Currently BBSA unites Latvia, Lithuania, Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan. The Alliance is looking to expand to other Baltic and Black Sea countries.

The Alliance was founded on October 31, 2008 in Riga as a reaction to Georgia-Russia war. The initiative group for forming the Alliance include Ms. Elina Lange (Latvia), Mr. Martins Murnieks (Latvia), Mr. Koki Ionatamishvili (Georgia), Mr. Oleksandr Omelchuk (Ukraine). There are over 40 founding members representing all three afore mentioned countries. BBSA is open to accept new members (organisations and individuals) into the Alliance.

BBSA AIMS TO:

  • Facilitate Georgia’s, Ukraine’s and other target countries’ integration into Euroatlantic structures;
  • Facilitate consolidation of free, democratic, socially and politically harmonic society in Georgia, Ukraine and other target countries;
  • Facilitate the creation of a new international alliance in support for Georgia, Ukraine and other target countries in order to actively assist the secure and democratic development of these countries;
  • Education of local publics in the Baltic States and elsewhere by attracting attention of the international community to topics important for Georgia’s, Ukraine’s and other target countries’ democratic development, security and successful Euroatlantic integration.
Aleksejs Grigorjevs

Aleksejs Grigorjevs
Vice-chairman of the Board

Sarmite Elerte

Sarmīte Ēlerte
Chairperson of the Board

Ojars Kalnins

Ojārs Kalniņš
Member of the Board

Rihards Berugs

Rihards Berugs
Member of the Board

Vita-Terauda

Vita Tērauda
Member of the Board

Sandra Biseniece

Sandra Biseniece
Member of the Board

Oleksandr Omelchuk

Oleksandr Omelchuk
Member of the Board

Konstantin Ionatamishvili

Konstantin Ionatamishvili
Member of the Board