The Conference of the Heads of the Baltic Sea States on environmental protection (Baltic Sea Forum) will take place in St. Petersburg, April 5-6, 2013.
The conference is held within the Year of the Environment in Russia and the Russian Federation chairmanship of the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) in 2013. A high-level segment for prime ministers of CBSS member countries will take place on the 5th of April. A Business and Financial Communities of the Baltic Sea States Forum will be held on the 6th of April. Ways of protection and restoration of the Baltic Sea ecosystem, public-private partnership as a clue for solving ecological problems in the region, and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) are to be discussed in the course of the meeting. The meeting will conclude with adoption of the declaration of the conference.