по реализации программ,проектов и решений ХЕЛКОМ
День Балтийского моря/Baltic Sea Day
2017 (English version)
XVIII International Environmental Forum «Baltic Sea Day»
The annual XVIII International Environmental Forum «Baltic Sea Day» will be held on 22-23 of March 2017 in St. Petersburg, Russia. This year, the event is a part of the frame of the Year of Ecology in Russia and included in the list of activities of the Marine Board of St. Petersburg and activities of St. Petersburg City. As is the tradition, the Forum is supported by HELCOM countries and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation.
The agenda of the Forum, based on the proposals by key stakeholders, reflects topical issues in the Baltic Sea environment and current regional activities assuring good environmental status of the Sea and environmental safety in the region. The Forum traditionally serves as a reliable regional platform for a dialogue on strategic issues involving a wide range of experts, authorities and the general public. The discussions will cover global and regional challenges, and implementation of environmental projects and programs in the light of the EU chairmanship in HELCOM. High-level participants are expected to join in the Forum 2017.
Draft agenda is available as link. The details of the agenda are under development and updates will be made as more proposals and comments are received.
The Agenda 2017 includes several round tables devoted e.g. to the following topics:
1. Baltic Sea is the area of sustainable development (high –level discussion, by invitations, draft agenda)
2. Environmental friendly agricultural production, BAT and saving of water resources in rural areas (draft agenda)
3. Nord Stream 2: building on the proven experience of planning the infrastructure project in a responsible way (draft agenda)
4. Marine infrastructure projects and conservation of biodiversity (Baltic Fund for Nature, UNDP) (draft agenda)
5. Ecosystem approach in integrated river basin and coastal marine areas management. Role and place of public participation (CCB, draft agenda)
6. Environmental consequences of physical damage to the sea floor and coastal zone - dredging, exploitation of mineral resources, changing of shore line (draft agenda)
7. Litter free Baltic Sea – 2 years of the Regional action plan on marine litter (draft agenda)
8. Toxic heritage on land and beneath the water (including Krasnyi Bor) (draft agenda)
Participation is free of charge.
For additional information, other practicalities and suggestions, please, contact:
Ms. Natalia Bobyleva
Phone +7 (812) 470-6012,
e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org