"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"


8-9 May
WSF 35 + GA 2019-1, Groningen, NL

6 March
SC 2019-1, HH or HB, D

3-4 December
TG-Climate 23, Bremen, D

28 November
WG ICZM 2018-3, Hamburg, D

27 November
Beirat NLPV, Wilhelmshaven, D

14-15 November
Marine Litter Workshop

13 November
WSB, Copenhagen, DK

1-2 November
WSF 34 + GA 2018-2, Büsum, D

WSF 34 plenary in Büsum, D

DithmLandeszeitung 12 11 18The latest plenary meeting of the WSF took place on 1-2 November in Büsum, County of Dithmarschen, Germany. The main topic of the meeting were the workshop about Climate change adaptation strategies for the WSR. Others were Sustainable Indicators and the new partnership-center in Wilhelmshaven.
(find minutes, presentations and press article here)

Cultural Identity and Landscape-
Viking settlement Haithabu and Danewerk are now UNESCO Cultural Worldheritage Site

Wikingersiedlung HaithabuJuly 2018: Haithabu on the Schlei was the largest trading center in northern Europe in the 10th century. There lived Vikings as craftsmen and merchants. The border wall Danewerk protected them. The Danewerk fortification system and the Haithabu trading center in northern Schleswig-Holstein are among the most important archeological sites in northern Europe. Here man-made structures and contemporary natural landscape were inseparable from the unique geographical location on the Jutland peninsula.
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Inventory report for a climate-friendly Wadden Sea Region

online surveyAt the 11th Trilateral Governmental Conference for the Protection of the Wadden Sea on Sylt in 2010, it had been stated that the Wadden Sea Region (WSR) shall develop into a CO2-neutral region. This was reinforced at the conference in 2014 in Tønder.

To analyze the progress with regard to this aim, the Wadden Sea Board in cooperation with the WSF agreed to elaborate an inventory of CO2 reduction policies, measures and best practices. This was done on different levels, to get a complete picture, encompassing the European and national levels as well as the Wadden Sea Region with its provinces, counties and municipalities. On the local level only best practice examples have been compiled. The full report is now available for download. Inventory report for a climate-friendly Wadden Sea Region

Our new report "Developments in the Wadden Sea Region reflecting the role and achievements of the Wadden Sea Forum" is now available

WSF Developments report frontpage460The WSF has elaborated a report about developments in the Wadden Sea Region, including status reports about the work on demographic change and sustainability indicators. The approach for this report was to consider the objectives and statements of the political level, expressed in the Ministerial Declaration of the Trilateral Governmental Conference 2014 in Tønder, Denmark. Taking this approach into account, this report recalls those statements of the Tønder Declaration, relevant for socio-economic developments and stakeholder involvement in the Wadden Sea Region, assesses the main developments accordingly and presents recommendations of the WSF stakeholders for future actions.

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