International Environmental Forum Baltic Sea Day 2020
The XXI International Environmental Forum "Baltic Sea Day" will be organized on 19–20 March 2020 in St. Petersburg to discuss environmental challenges to the state of the sea.
The forum will focus on the topics of smart management of nutrients, micropollutants, hazardous substances, MSP, as well as on the river basin management, mitigation of climate changes, need for sustainable management of water basins and other topical issues in the Baltic Sea Region. Baltic Sea Day is organized on the same days as the exhibition "Ecology of the Big City".
The theme for this year's Forum is Sustainable Development for the Baltic Sea – Long Road to the Healthy Baltic Sea: Evaluating implementation of the BSAP 2007–2021.
The first day of the Forum will open with a plenary session and panel discussion on the implementation of the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan. It will continue with parallel round table discussions (panel discussions, workshops). On the second day, participants will proceed with the round table discussions and summarize the outcomes of the event in the closing session.
UBC Sustainable Cities Commission will take part in the Forum with a discussion on water management and environmental cooperation. Further, the activities and findings from the BSR WATER platform led by SCC will be presented in several parallel sessions throughout the event.