3rd Policy Forum on Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region
29 – 30 May 2013 in Tallinn, Estonia
Radisson Blu Hotel Olympia
The event brings together stakeholders from different levels of governance and sectors working on climate change and adaptation from all countries in the Baltic Sea Region.
It is jointly organised by the EUSBSR Horizontal Action Leader “Sustainable Development”, CBSS-Baltic 21, the Estonian Ministry of the Environment within the framework of the EU funded, EUSBSR flagship project, Baltadapt.
Participants of the Forum will be invited to give input to:
· The draft proposal for the Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and it accompanying Action Plan.
· Concrete actions on how to ensure the implementation of the BSR Climate Change Adaptation Strategy by linking the EU-, and national/ sub-regional adaptation strategies and real actions.
The meeting will suggest a follow-up process on how to further develop and negotiate the proposal on a climate change adaptation strategy for the BSR until it is ready for adoption by member states.
At the 3rd Policy Forum interactive thematic sessions will thematicall focus on:
· Financing adaptation
· Climate change adaptation, preparedness and civil protection;
· Climate-smart Agriculture
· Spatial Planning and land-based infrastructure
Please indicate your interest in two particular thematic sessions when registering.
Exhibition: Projects and actors working in the field of climate change and adaptation in hte Baltic Sea Region are invited to bring information and dissemination material on their activities to the event.
The draft versions of the macro-regional climate change adaptation strategy and action plan will be sent to registered participants as working documents one week before the event.
Contact: Ms Maxi Nachtigall
Adviser Sustainable Development
Council of the Baltic Sea States, CBSS Baltic 21 Unit,
firstname.lastname@example.org, +46 8 440 1937
Additional background material and links:
EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change
European Climate Adaptation Platform
EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and revised Action Plan
EU funded, EUSBSR flagship project, Baltadapt
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