1st Policy Forum on Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region

24th April 2012 in Berlin, Germany




Opening Speech State Secretariay Katherina Reiche

-Surviving collapse. Building resilience for uncertain times

Presentation by David Jonstad, Editor in Chief, Magazine EFFEKT

-A comprehensive EU climate-change adaptation strategy after 2013

Presentation by Humberto Delgado-Rosa, Director ‘Mainstreaming Adaptation & Low Carbon Technology’, EC DG CLIMA

-The need for a macro-regional climate change adaptation strategy

Presentation by Lisa van Well, Senior Research Fellow, Nordregio


High level discussion on the added value of a Baltic Sea Region wide climate change adaptation strategy 

  • Helge Wendenburg, Director General ‘Water Management, Soil Conservation”, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, DE
  • Stasilė Znutienė, Head of the Climate Change Policy Division, Pollution Prevention Department, Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania, LT
  • Valdis Bisters, Director of the Climate Policy and Technology Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, LV
  • Olga Senova, Coaltion Clean Baltic and Friends of the Baltic, RU


Agenda 1st Policy forum




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