The Policy Area ‘Nutri’ in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region in partnership with the Office of the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship organised a stakeholder seminar
‘Reducing nutrient inputs to the Baltic Sea
– how to strengthen project partnerships in the region’
14 April 2016
Office of the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship
Okopowa Str. 21/27, Gdansk, Poland
The seminar looked for concrete opportunities to save the Baltic Sea by reducing nutrient loading from diffuse and point sources in rural areas and waste water treatment sludge management. It brought together over 60 participants, including implementers, policy makers and representatives of funding instruments interested in project development and possibilities for regional cooperation.
Mr Krzysztof Trawicki, the Vice-Marshal of the Office of the Pomorskie Voivodeship, opened the seminar by highlighting the achievements allready implemented in the area and pointing out that there is a need for cooperation in order to save the Baltic Sea. Inspirational speakers gave an overview to cooperation possibilities, policy priorities and funding opportunities. Two panel sessions gave an insight to challenges, best practices and the EUSBSR policy area Nutri activities.
Welcome Speech, Krzysztof Trawicki, Vice-Marshal of the Office of the Pomorskie Voivodeship
EUSBSR - What are the opportunities to save the Sea?
Nutrient offsetting for the Baltic Sea(NutriTrade) Initiating full scale mussel farming in the Baltic Sea (Baltic Blue Growth) Interactive water management (IWAMA) Better efficiency for industrial sewage treatment (BEST) Consumer guide for sustainably produced meat (CONSUME) Development of sustainable wetland management by restoration and biomass utilisation of peatlands in the Neman river catchment to improve water quality of the Baltic Sea (DESIRE) Enhancing water resources management in four river basins oriented on Baltic protection (BigRivers4Baltic)