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.

wsf 29 husum 005The 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:


Wadden Sea Forum's Region

wsf area300Due to the WSF identity, the Wadden Sea Region covers an area, which encompasses the coastal zones, the Wadden Sea with its islands and sands and the relevant parts of the EEZs of Denmark, Germany and The Netherlands.

Administratively, the three Dutch Wadden Sea provinces, the German counties along the coast and the Danish Wadden Sea municipalities are part of the Region.



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+49 (4421) 9108-18

Wadden Sea Forum, Virchowstrasse 1, D - 26382 Wilhelmshaven (Germany)

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