The 10th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy of the Baltic Sea Region (12-13 June 2019, Gdańsk, Poland) was devoted to circular economy in environmental, business and demographic context. The keynote of plenary sessions and 18 thematic seminars was “reuse, reduce and rethink”. Forum was visited by more than 700 attendees from governments, international organisations, NGOs, universities, local and regional administrations and businesses. For more information look here.
The seminar “Safe nutrient recycling for cleaner Baltic Sea” was jointly organised by policy areas Nutri and Hazards in cooperation with HELCOM and two project platforms BSR WATER and SuMaNu. The aim of the seminar was to introduce the current state of the draft of Baltic Sea Regional Nutrient Recycling Strategy and to discuss further steps:
engaging economic instruments, establishing even stronger cooperation between science and business, updating policy and legislative framework to support innovations and facilitate realization of solutions to recycle nutrients.
The seminar was visited by more than 40 participants representing businesses, academia, international organisations, NGOs and governmental, regional and local authorities in the Baltic Sea region.
Read the report of the seminar here.