Side event 15th of February on Blue Sea – Clean waters and economic and social development through sustainable maritime transport in the Baltic Sea region


 

Blue Sea – Clean waters and economic and social development through sustainable maritime transport in the Baltic Sea region

14 February 2022, 10:00 am – 11:15 am (EST)

The Baltic Sea Forum is hosting a panel discussion followed by a Q’n’A on the example of sustainable maritime transport to support an inclusive and resilient recovery in the post-pandemic-time. The panellists will focus on the social, environmental, and economical role of sustainable maritime transport within the Baltic Sea region to shift transport from road to sea and use green ports as energy and digital hubs. They will provide transports concepts of the Baltic Sea region as examples of securing sustainable livelihoods and clean water and outline how a sustainable maritime infrastructure relates to the eradication of poverty and hunger in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Opening Remarks: Daniela Bas, Director, United Nations, Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Panelists

Successor of the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York

Prof. Kurt Bodewig, Former Federal Minister for Transportation, Infrastructure and Housing in Germany, European Coordinator Motorways of the Sea Trans European Network Transport

Wolfgang Meyer, Managing Director Baltic Sea Forum

Stefan Breitenbach, Project Manager EMMA Extension, Hamburg Hafen Marketing

Jens Pastille, Representative of the Baltic Sea Forum for Sweden, Managing Partner Nordic Region, Rödl & Partner

Moderation

Katharina Brecht, Main Representative UN NGO, Baltic Sea Forum

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