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.