HELCOM Stakeholder Conference 2021 – “Practically Implementing Ecosystem-Based Management”

On Thursday, 11 March 2021, has been held online the HELCOM Stakeholder Conference 2021: “Practically Implementing Ecosystem-Based Management”.

This workshop co-organised by CCB and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM) was having 3 main objectives:

  1. What are the basic principles of the Ecosystem Approach (EA) and Ecosystem-based management (EBM)
    What is the ecosystem approach, and how can ecosystem-based management best be implemented?
  2. Bottlenecks and opportunities
    What are the bottlenecks to and opportunities for the implementation of ecosystem-based management?
  3. BSAP update
    In addition to supporting the UN Decade of Ocean Science, the results of the conference may be used to support the drafting and implementation of the updated HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan (BSAP).

Registration (closed)
Participation was open to all but due to limited number of seats (90), registration it was on a first-come-first-serve basis and it has closed when the maximum number of participants has been reached.

10:30–10:40 Welcoming remarks by Rüdiger Strempel (HELCOM)
10:40–10:50 Opening keynote presentation by Mark Dickey-Collas (ICES)
10:50–11:00 Conference instructions and icebreaker
11:00–12:30 Session 1 (Station 1+2+3)
12:30–13:30 Break
13:30–15:00 Session 2 (Station 1+2+3)
15:00–15:15 Break
15:15–16:45 Session 3 (Station 1+2+3)
16:45–17:00 Break
17:00–17:30 Closing plenary session
Timings are EET/Helsinki time

Read the brochure of the workshop.
To know more about the event.
To read the outcome of the event.
To read the outcome of the 3 stations: – Policy Science – Society.
The participants list is not available for this event.

The HELCOM Stakeholder Conference is organized in conjunction with Coalition Clean Baltic (CCB) and the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM).