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Sweden

Ministry for Rural Affairs and Infrastructure
Herkulesgatan 17, 103 33 Stockholm
www.regeringen.se
CSPD/BSR members

Finland

Ms. Tiina Tihlman
Ministry of the Environment
PO Box 35, FIN-00023 GOVERNMENT
Phone: + 358 50 304 1548
E-mail: tiina.tihlman@gov.fi
www.ym.fi

CSPD/BSR members

Russia - suspended from 4 March 2022

FEDERAL LEVEL

Ministry of Regional Development of Russian Federation
Krasnaya Presnya str.3
123242 Moscow
www.minregion.ru

ST. PETERSBURG

ICSER “Leontief Centre”
7th Krasnoarmeyskaya street 25
190005, ST.PETERSBURG

KALININGRAD OBLAST

Kaliningrad Oblast Government
Ministry of Economy
Strategic Planning and Socio-Economic Development Department
Dm. Donskogo 1
236007, KALININGRAD
www.gov.kaliningrad.ru

Kaliningrad Oblast Government
International Department
Dm. Donskogo 1
236007, KALININGRAD

PSKOV OBLAST

Pskov Oblast Administration
Commission for Property Relations
Nekrasova str. 23
180001 PSKOV
www.pskov.ru

Pskov Oblast Administration
Commission for Investments
Nekrasova str. 23
180001 PSKOV
www.pskov.ru

CSPD/BSR members

Estonia

Mr. Tiit Oidjärv
Ministry of Regional Affairs and Agriculture
Suur-Ameerika 1, 10122 Tallinn, Estonia
Phone: +372 5229007
E-mail: tiit.oidjarv@agri.ee
www.agri.ee

CSPD/BSR members

Latvia

Ms. Anita Līvija Rozenvalde

Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development

Spatial Planning and Land Management Department

Spatial Planning Policy Unit

Peldu street 25, LV-1494, RIGA

Phone: + 371 67026909

E-mail: anitalivija.rozenvalde@varam.gov.lv

www.varam.gov.lv

CSPD/BSR members

Lithuania

Ms. Algimante Treiniene
Ministry of the Environment
Construction and Territorial Planning Department
Spatial Planning, Urban Development and Architecture Division
A. Jaksto g. 4/9, LT-01105 VILNIUS
Phone: + 370 706 63623
E-mail: algimante.treiniene@am.lt
www.am.lt

CSPD/BSR members

Belarus - suspended from 4 March 2022

Ministry of Architecture and Construction
Address: Miasnikova str.39, 220048, Minsk
www.mas.by

Institute for Regional and Urban Planning
Masherov Avenue 29
220 002 MINSK
www.irup.by

CSPD/BSR members

Poland

Ms. Kinga Stańczuk-Olejnik
Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy
Department of Territorial Cooperation
Wspolna 2/4, PL-00-926 WARSAW
Phone: +48 22 2737598
E-mail: kinga.stanczuk-olejnik@mfipr.gov.pl
www.gov.pl/web/fundusze-regiony

CSPD/BSR members

Germany

FEDERAL LEVEL

Dr. Josiane Meier
Federal Ministry for Housing, Urban Development and Building
European Spatial Development Policy / Territorial Cohesion
Alt Moabit 140, D-10557 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 18 681 14263
E-mail: josiane.meier@bmwsb.bund.de
www.bmwsb.bund.de

Mr. Jens Kurnol
Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development
Deichmanns Aue 31-37
D-53179 BONN
Phone: +49 228 99 401 2304
E-mail: jens.kurnol@bbr.bund.de
www.bbsr.bund.de

MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN

Ms. Gabriele Hoffmann
Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure and State Development
Department of State Development
Schlossstrasse 6-8
19053 Schwerin
Phone: + 49 385 588 8043
E-mail: gabriele.hoffmann@em.mv-regierung.de
www.regierung-mv.de

SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN

Ministry of the Interior
Dusternbrooker Weg 104
D-24105 KIEL

CSPD/BSR members

Denmark - until 31 December 2020

Danish Business Authority
Dahlerups Pakhus
Langelinie Allé 17
DK-2100 COPENHAGEN
www.erhvervsstyrelsen.dk

CSPD/BSR members

VISION AND STRATEGIES
AROUND THE BALTIC SEA

What is VASAB?

VASAB is intergovernmental multilateral co-operation of the Baltic Sea Region in spatial planning and development, guided by the Conference of Ministers responsible for spatial planning and development, steered by the Committee on Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea Region (CSPD/BSR) composed of representatives of respective ministries and regional authorities.
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What we do?

VASAB prepares policy options for the territorial development of the Baltic Sea Region and provides a forum for exchange of know-how on spatial planning and development between the Baltic Sea countries:
  • Recommend transnational policy measures;
  • Promote methodology development;
  • Promote co-operation projects;
  • Co-operate with other cross-BSR initiatives;
  • Promote a dialogue with sector institutions.
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Transferring from VASAB LTP to VASAB Vision 2040

In 2009 the ministers responsible for spatial planning and development in the Baltic Sea Region countries adopted a strategic document ‘VASAB Long - Term Perspective for the Territorial Development of the Baltic Sea Region’ (VASAB LTP).

The document highlights the current territorial development trends and challenges, and presents a territorial cohesion perspective for the Baltic Sea Region in the year 2030. It also proposes concrete actions to stimulate territorial development potentials and to overcome existing gaps.

The VASAB LTP covers such policy sectors, where the transnational cooperation in spatial planning provides a substantial benefit. These have been purposely limited to urban networking and urban –rural cooperation, accessibility and maritime spatial planning. The 22 specified action agendas address these issues. They can be implemented in co-operation with other pan-Baltic organisations, national and regional authorities and partners from the public and private sector.

In December 2022 VASAB Committee for Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea Region (VASAB CSPD/BSR) approved the VASAB Vision for the Territorial Development of the Baltic Sea Region in 2040. VASAB Vision 2040 is going to be endorsed by VASAB Ministerial Conference on 2 June 2023 in Wismar, Germany.
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Themes

Urban-rural relations
Urban - rural

Urban-rural relations
Accessibility

Urban-rural relations
Maritime spatial planning

Urban-rural relations
Territorial monitoring

News

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VASAB SPEAKS

Events

29
Feb

VASAB Webinar on Spatial Resilience and Spatial Planning

VASAB Webinar on Spatial Resilience and Spatial Planning

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26
May

European Maritime Day 2024 will take place on 30-31 May 2024 in Svendborg, Denmark.

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