Sustainable development and climate change
There is a need to further mainstream sustainable development at all levels, integrating economic, social and environmental aspects and recognizing their inter-linkages - to achieve sustainable development in all its dimensions.
The BSR is highly vulnerable to climate change and the capacities of all stakeholders must be used to design effective policies on mitigation and adaptation through a bottom-up and multi-sector approach.
Cooperate with the Baltic 2030 unit in CBSS and take part in the Expert Group on Sustainable Development (EGSD). Take part in the development of an action plan for the Baltic Sea Region 2030 - to be finalised by June 2018.
Connect BSSSC to the work of the Horizontal Action Climate in the EUSBSR - a.o. to follow up the local and regional actions with regard to Paris agreement.
Establish contact and cooperate with the Baltic Sea Commission WG on Energy - to join forces
Follow the work and contribute to relevant projects in the Interreg BSR - among others Scandria2Act on green transport