"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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Future of WSF
(WSF27,Nov2015)
Goose Grazing
AEWA Project
CO2 neutral
WS Region
ICZM
Strategy
WSR
Planning Portal

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The 27th meeting of the WSF (Nov 2015) was very much influenced by a workshop about the future of the WSF. Risks and uncertainties not only with regard to climate change but also due to demographic changes in the Wadden Sea Region will play an important role in the future and the WSF members decided to discuss the future of the Forum extensively... readmore The WSF is going to cooperate with national and international initiatives to minimize the impacts of increasing migratory goose populations in Europe on economic activities and natural ecosystems...
(Since 2016 under the AEWA Project)
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To develop the Wadden Sea Region by 2030 to a CO2-neutral region is an ambitious goal, which needs the support of the entire region with their industry associations, environmental and conservation organizations and social institutions as well as the local and regional politicians. In order to reach the aim of the project, ... readmore The Wadden Sea Forum has taken up ICZM as a process for achieving sustainable development of the Wadden Sea. The WSF has further developed the ICZM process, including guidance on further specification and recommendations for ICZM to add value to the sustainable development of ... readmore The Wadden Sea Region (WSR) Planning Portal, based on a GIS, is an innovative application mapping the WSR including the EEZs of The Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. The Planning Portal has a focus on existing and partly planned activities in coastal and off-shore areas. It contains a wide range of ... readmore

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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