Green shipping corridors and cruise ship food waste take the spotlight at the first CBSS EGSME expert seminar under the Finnish Presidency. Held on 12 October 2023 in Turku, Finland, the event brought together over 40 participants to address these pressing issues.
The CBSS-backed BaltSusBoating2030 project, aiming to transform the Baltic Sea into a top sustainable boating destination by 2030, has launched a stakeholder survey. The CBSS will also be hosting a workshop “Co-creating Vision for Sustainable Boating in the Baltic Sea Region” at the Baltic Sea Tourism Forum in Tallinn on 11 October 2023.
At the EUSBSR Annual Forum 2023 in Riga, the CBSS will co-organise five key workshops, delving into pressing issues ranging from societal security and resilience to climate adaptation and youth, underscoring its continued commitment to shaping regional discussions.
The Baltic Sustainable Boating 2030 project, supported by the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) as well as boating tourism networks and associations at the sub-BSR level, reached a significant milestone as its team gathered in the Åland Islands on 13-15 June 2023.
The Expert Group on Sustainable Maritime Economy (EGSME) recently met in Berlin to explore the potential of green shipping corridors, a key component for developing carbon-neutral, resilient, and well-connected transport networks in the Baltic Sea Region.
On 19 October 2022, the German Presidency of the CBSS Expert Group on Sustainable Maritime Economy held an online seminar on integrated approaches to maritime policy and indicators to assess developments in coastal communities, maritime economy, and marine environment.
Representatives of organizations and institutions working with maritime issues in the Baltic Sea Region met at the SusMarTour webinar to discuss the crisis situation in the Baltic Sea Region Tourism. The webinar was part of the SusMarTour project sponsored by the Council of the Baltic Sea States.
At the EUSBSR Annual Forum 2022 in Lappeenranta, Finland, one of the largest pan-Baltic policy events, decision makers and experts focused on the concrete implementation of the current strategies and action plans on “Saving the sea”, “Connecting the region” and “Increasing prosperity”, amid the backdrop of the current multiple crises.