Restore our waters – Baltic Sea Region perspective

Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian RDI Liaison Offices, and NCBR Poland in Brussels in cooperation with countries National Contacts Points (NCPs) are pleased to invite you to the series of webinars „Restore our waters – Baltic Sea Region perspective“ dedicated to the “Restore our ocean and waters” EU Mission. The first webinar, presenting the current state of play of the Mission together with National initiatives, will be held on November 17th, while the second one, on December 6th, will focus on the engagement of citizens and business for the “Restore our ocean and waters” EU Mission.

During both events the experts from the European Commission (EC), Members of the Mission board, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, German, Swedish and Finish national authorities, research institutions, start-ups and NGOs will showcase the opportunities under “Horizon Europe” funding programme, present best practices on how to contribute to the Mission and how to coordinate implementation efforts at the regional level in the Baltic Sea region countries.

These events are online and free of charge. Registration is necessary and open for the second event until December 5th 12:00 pm. The link to the Zoom event will be sent to the registered participants on December 5th afternoon.  Register for the event here.

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Date: 06.12.2022

Topic: The engagement of citizens, science and business for EU Mission for Ocean and waters

AGENDA

09:30 – 09:35 Opening by Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian RDI Liaison Offices, and NCBR Poland in Brussels

09:35 – 09:55 Claudia Pecoraro, Policy Officer, DG Research/ Healthy Planet Directorate, European Commission

09:55 – 10:15  Q&A

10:15  – 11:15  The waters’  innovations. Cooperation between the Baltic Sea region countries:

Estonia: Tanel Ilmjärv, Vetik OÜ

Latvia: Kitija Paula Melnbārde, SeaWeed packaging 

Lithuania: Asta Audzijonytė, Nature Research Centre of Lithuania 

Poland: Jacek Bełdowski, Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences

Germany: Peter Grönwoldt, Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Sweden: Martin Sjöberg, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Denmark: Harald Hasler-Sheetal, External Relations, Faculty of Science, University of Southern Denmark

11:15 – 11:45 Q&A

11:45- 11:55 Main highlights by Brigita Dejus, Riga Technical University, a Member of the Ocean and Waters Mission Board

11:55 – 12:00    Concluding remarks

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Date: 17.11.2022

Topic: EU Mission for Ocean and waters – state of play and National initiatives

GRATITUDE LETTER from Kęstutis Sadauskas, Mission manager for the Restore our Ocean and Waters mission, European Commision

YOUTUBE RECORDINGS OF THE EVENT 

Agenda:

09:30 – 09:35 Opening by Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian RDI Liaison Offices, and NCBR Poland in Brussels

09:35 – 09:55 State of play and further implementation of the Mission. Kęstutis Sadauskas, Deputy Director-General at Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs Fisheries (DG MARE), Mission manager for the Restore our Ocean and Waters mission, European Commision  

09:55 – 10:05 Role and the expectations towards the Mission Board, Klara Ramm, Member of the Ocean and Waters Mission Board

10:05 – 10:20 Q&A

10:20 – 11:35 The Mission coordination actions at the national level:

Finland: Jussi Soramäki, Senior Ministerial Advisor in the Prime Minister’s Office

Estonia: Katarina Viik, Advisor, Marine Environment Department, Ministry of the Environment of the Estonian Republic

Latvia: Baiba Zasa, Senior Expert, Water resources unit, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia

Lithuania: Egidija Dudaite, Senior Expert, Pollution prevention policy unit, Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania

Poland:  Edyta Żabicka, Head of Maritime Policy Unit, Department of Maritime Economy, Ministry of Infrastructure

Germany: Careen Krüger, Scientific Officer, Project Management JÜLICH

Sweden: Martin Sjöberg, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Denmark: Harald Hasler-Sheetal, Head of External Relations, Faculty of Science, University of Southern Denmark

11:35 – 11:50 Q&A

11:50 – 12:00 Closing remarks, Klara Ramm, Member of the Oceans Mission Board

 

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