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"The independent platform of stakeholders from
Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands
to contribute to an advanced and sustainable development
of the trilateral Wadden Sea Region"

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"The independent platform of stakeholders from Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands to contribute to an advanced and sustainable development of the trilateral Wadden Sea Region"

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WORKING FIELDS

Coastal Management

Maritime Spatial Planning

Climate Change and Adaptation

Goose Management

Socio-Economic Development

Shipping Safety

Green Harbour Concept

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WORKING FIELDS

Coastal Management

Maritime Spatial Planning

Climate Change and Adaptation

Goose Management

Socio-Economic Development

Shipping Safety

Green Harbour Concept

News / Announcements

Risk management in the Wadden Sea Region

risk management wsrThis insight of stakeholders’ risk perceptions and their awareness of management needs reveal that the Wadden Sea Region is facing a multitude of risks, including urgent need for improved risk management processes beyond storm surge risk management issues. The WSF has held 3 workshops on risk management under the umbrella of the EU ENHANCE project. Four reports inform in detail about benefits of a sound partnership in risk ...

Commemorative Coin

herdenkingsmuntNow Available in the Netherlands, A Wadden Sea World heritage coin, value 5 euro
Kianoosh Motallebi designed the Wadden Fiver with the characteristic elements of the Wadden Sea Region combined with the latest currency techniques which provides a unique commemorative coin! Read more at www.herdenkingsmunt.nl

20 June 2016 Trilateral working conference UNESCO ports

unesco ports confThe Dutch programmes Wadden sea harbours (www.waddenzeehavens.nl) and Rich Wadden sea (www.rijkewaddenzee.nl) are organizing a Trilateral working conference UNESCO ports. This initiative is supported by ESPO, the Dutch advisory board Wadden Sea harbours, and the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS). The Trilateral working conference UNESCO ports will be held on the 20th of June at Ekenstein Estate, Appingedam, NL.

"Gas meets wind" North Sea Energy Symposium 15-16 June 2016

gas meets windIf there is one area where the energy transition is visible in all its drama, it is the North Sea region. On the one hand, there is the declining fossil exploration and production sector to the point that the first of the more than 600 offshore platforms and installations are being decommissioned. These will gradually be followed by the others over the next few decades, unless alternative uses for the platforms and the grids can be found. By contrast, renewable energy production is booming, ...

WSF 28 plenary meeting on 7-8 April 2016

WSF28 FanoeFanoe Mayor Erik Nørby welcomed the members of the Wadden Sea Forum on the island. Today and tomorrow the representatives of businesses, organizations and authorities from the three Wadden Sea countries are visiting Fanoe. On the agenda are discussions about ports, geese, climate, population development and nature conservation. Among the Danish delegation of seven participants are three from Fanoe: Kristine Kaas Krog, Karen Boel and Marco Brodde.

Wadden Sea Forum

WSRegion with CountiesThe Wadden Sea Forum (WSF) is an independent platform of stakeholders from Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands to contribute to an advanced and sustainable development of the trilateral Wadden Sea Region. In particular, this means integrating specific cross-sectoral and transboundary strategies, actions and techniques which are environmentally sound, economically viable and socially acceptable!

The WSF was established in 2002, following a decision by the 9th Governmental Conference of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation. Still in many fields the TWSC and the Wadden Sea Forum are working jointly together.

The WSF consists of representatives of the sectors Agriculture, Energy, Fisheries, Industry and Harbour, Nature Protection, Tourism, as well as local and regional governments. National governments are represented as observers.


WSF`s mission is to:

 

 

Read more about the discussion of the future of the Wadden Sea Forum
at the WSF 27th meeting in November 2015 in Aurich, D.

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