Methodology and reports

Methodology for the Update of the VASAB Long-Term Perspective

On 22 April 2021 the VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development for the Baltic Sea Region agreed on the Methodology for the update of VASAB Long-Term Perspective for the Territorial Development of the Baltic Sea Region, elaborated by experts from Spatial Foresight GmbH and Nordregio.

The Methodology describes intended update process, overall approach and tasks, stakeholder involvement and communication.


Background Synthesis Report

Describes overall context of the Baltic Sea Region, relevant policies, overarching trends and development challenges today and by 2040 in pearls, strings, patches and system, 4 metaphors, each one of them referring spatial element of the draft VASAB Vision 2040.


VASAB Vision 2040

VASAB Vision 2040 aims at achieving territorial cohesion in 2040 and seek answers on how a desired Baltic Sea Region would look like by 2040 and beyond and how its maritime and spatial planning will be evolved by then.

Vision 2040 was approved by VASAB CSPD/BSR in its 88th meeting on 13 December 2022.


Report on Stakeholder Involvement

Report reflects the co-creation process of the VASAB Vision, overview of Stakeholders consultations and adjustment phase to finalize and refine the draft VASAB Vision 2040.