“EUSBSR post-2020: Defining joint challenges as drivers for change” as part of the 9th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR


Next week the EUSBSR (EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region) is organising their 9th Annual Forum in Tallinn. The CBSS Baltic2030 Unit will be hosting a seminar on Tuesday, 5th June in partnership with the Nordic Council of Ministers on “EUSBSR post-2020: Defining joint challenges as drivers for change”.

The panel discussion will bring together regional stakeholders from the OECD, Nordic Sustainability, the Haga Initative as well as EU representatives and Estonian Government officials.

Moderated by Sven Beyersdorff (Nordic Sustainability) and Noora Löfström (Youth representative of Generation2030), the seminar will aim to identify and discuss the main challenges for the region in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals and how to address these even more strongly within the framework of the EUSBSR.

Keynote Speaker:

Ms Nina Ekelund, Director of the Haga Initiative


Mr Esben Lanthén, Nordic Sustainability – Report “Baltic 2030: Bumps on the Road – How the Baltic Sea States are performing on the SDGs”

Mr Stefano Marta, Coordinator, OECD – “Territorial approach the SDGs”


Mr Ado Lõhmus, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Estonia

Ms Nina Ekelund, Director of the Haga Initiative, Sweden

Ms Stefano Marta, Coordinator, OECD

Mr Pekka Jounila, Coordinator for EUSBSR, DG REGIO

Ms Eili Lepik, Adviser, SD Coordinator, Government Office of Estonia

Closing remarks:

Ms Krista Kampus, Head of the Baltic 2030, CBSS

Ms Trine Schmidt, Project Officer/Sustainable Development, NCM


More information and details can be found here

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