june, 2023

13jun(jun 13)09:0015(jun 15)17:00CoP on Ecosystem-Based Approach in MSP jointly with CoP on Sustainable Blue EconomyFace to face in Helsinki together with MSP4BIO and EUSBSR PA Spatial Planning

Event Details

The Workshop “Strengthening the ecosystem-based approach in MSP and supporting sustainable blue economy”  was held in Helsinki and remotely on June 13-15, 2023.

Organized jointly by the eMSP NBSR project Ecosystem-based Approach and Sustainable Blue Economy Communities of Practice and with support of MSP4BIO project and EUSBSR Policy area Spatial Planning.

Programme is here.

Presentations from June 13-14:

-Introduction and results of a survey on MPA-MSP coordination, (Annica Brink, Government of Åland)
-OSPAR approach to biodiversity conservation and ecosystem-based management, (Lena Avellan, OSPAR)
-HELCOM approach to biodiversity conservation, (Jannica Haldin, HELCOM)
-Marine conservation planning in Åland Islands, (Sonja Salovius-Laurén, Åbo Akademi University)
-GES of the Baltic Sea – Regional approach (Jannica Haldin, HELCOM, Finland)
-eMSP case study on MSP and GES – Indicator review on the suitability of existing MSFD indicators in assessing effects of MSP (Ville Karvinen, Syke, Finland)
-Pressures and impacts assessment for MSP (Juuso Haapaniemi, HELCOM, Finland)
-Ecosystem based approach – a vital instrument to maintain delicate balance with nature (Lena Bergstrom, SLU, Sweden)
-How to strengthen application of EBA in MSP? (Recommendations based on project findings)
-Major challenges in application of EBA in MSP and gaps in international framework (Dmitry FrankKamenetsky, HELCOM, Finland)
-How can we ensure the application of EBA when setting planning goals, building plan’s content and assessing plan‘s impact (Jan Schmidtbauer Crona, SwAM, Sweden; Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky, HELCOM, Finland)
-Data collection: a reference data list for an ecosystem-based approach to MSP (Bérénice Lequesne and Alexis Esquerre, SHOM, France)

Presentations from June 15:

-Ecological perspective on impact CC & what does this mean for multi-use & MSP? Prof. Steven DeGraer
-Exploring future use and climate scenarios – OLAMUR project. Prof. Oivind Bergh
-Approach to designing nature inclusive windfarm & impact CC. Juva Katriina, SYKE
-How to include social acceptance for developing a maripark. Timothy van Agt, ORG
-How to include social acceptance of a maripark from an NGO perspective. Heleen Vollers, Stichting de Noordzee
For any questions or inquiries, please contact: Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky (), Kemal Pinarbasi ().




13 (Tuesday) 09:00 - 15 (Thursday) 17:00



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