Baltic Sea Day 2019
XX Anniversary International Environmental Forum Baltic Sea Day is organized in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 21–22 March 2019. The event will gather stakeholders from the Baltic Sea Region to share experiences and good practices, exchange plans for the future and ways to achieve the ambitious aims for the protection of the Baltic Sea marine environment.
The Baltic Sea Day Forum is a key platform for the environmental dialogue at the regional and global level. This Forum attracts participants from all sectors of the Baltic Sea Region and beyond, supporting a continuous and fruitful cooperation for a healthy Baltic Sea.
This year, the agenda of the Forum will address the issue of sustainable development for the Baltic Sea, the Baltic Sea Action Plan and its update, as well as contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The Baltic Sea Regional Nutrient Recycling Strategy will be addressed in panel discussions. Other topics, such as biodiversity conservation, fisheries in the Baltic Sea, environmental consequences of physical damage to the sea floor, marine litter will be raised during the round table sessions of the Forum.
More information available on the website of the event.
The Forum is coordinated by the Government of St. Petersburg and the State Company “Mineral”, with support from HELCOM, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, and the Committee for Nature Use, Environmental Protection and Ecological Safety of St. Petersburg.
The UBC Sustainable Cities Commission aspires to take an active part in the development of the Forum's programme, both as an organization working with cities for the improved quality of urban environments, and as the Lead Partner of the platform BSR WATER launched to enhance continuous cross-sectoral cooperation in smart water management.
On behalf of the BSR WATER platform, we encourage water sector experts to join the practical discussion on potential solution to enhance P-recycling in the wastewater sector (21 March 2019, 10.00–13.00, hall B3-B5).