VASAB Long-Term Perspective for the Territorial Development of the Baltic Sea Region (LTP) was adopted by the Ministers responsible for spatial planning and development of BSR countries in October 2009 in Vilnius. Concerning the arise of new challenges and trends, the VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development of the Baltic Sea Region has decided to update the LTP. In this regard an Open Tendering Procedure for the update of the VASAB Long-Term Perspective has been announced.
On 22 September 2020, the SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG organised an online discussion workshop ‘Offshore Energy and Maritime Spatial Planning’, on behalf of the Capacity4MSP project, together with WindEurope, EUSBSR Priority Area Energy, Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan (BEMIP) Renewable Energy Working Group, Vattenfall, and German and Estonian offshore wind energy associations.
How do we plan for a better future? What kind of tools could help us make better, more sustainable decisions? How can we be better prepared for unexpected developments? Applicability and lessons learned from spatial scenarios method as well as integration of terrestrial and maritime spatial planning were discussed in a thrilling online webinar this autumn.