Kick-off event

29 September 2015 in Riga, LATVIA

More than 80 experts, practitioners and scientists – representing a wide range of organizations around the Baltic Sea and beyond – shared their experience, knowledge and brought inspiration for further implementation and collaboration on Maritime Spatial Planning.

North, South, East and West – all directions of Europe were represented at the Baltic SCOPE kick-off, with planning experts from the Black Sea, Adriatic Sea, North Sea and the Baltic Sea.

The Kick-off Agenda






Introduction to Baltic SCOPE project
Ingela Isaksson, Project Manager, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management

Baltic SCOPE South West Baltic Case
Tomas Andersson, Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management

Baltic SCOPE Central Baltic Case
Ingūna Urtāne, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia

Tackling MSP integration challenges in the BSR
Michael Gilek, BaltSpace Project Coordinator, Södertörn University

Cross-border planning in Adriatic Ionian MSP, ADRIPLAN project
Francesco Musco, University IUAV of Venice

Cross-Border cooperation in the North Sea
Leo de Vrees, Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

Intended activities of Black Sea MSP project
Teofil Gherca, Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration of Romania

Baltic SCOPE is collaboration to achieve coherence and cross-border solutions in Baltic Maritime Spatial Plans. We aim to provide real planning solutions for trans-boundary issues and a template for dealing with similar issues elsewhere.

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