2nd Mission Arena

Event Report and Materials

Presentations and summaries from workshops held at the 2nd Mission Arena in Riga, Latvia from 25-26 April 2024.

Roadmap for the Arena 2 Region

Roadmap 2030: Steps for the Effective Deployment of the Mission Ocean & Waters in the Arena 2 Region is now available:

Workshop Presentations and Summaries

Opening Session

  • You can watch the entire opening session on YouTube.
  • You can read a summary of the opening session here

 

Marine Protection in the Eastern Baltic: What is the status quo? Good practices, ongoing challenges, and possible solutions. 

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Sustainable Products from the Ocean: Companies/Product samples from the region

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Solutions for circulation of nutrients – Sea and Land: Reducing nutrients in the Baltic Sea and inland waters

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Low-Trophic Cultivation: How much can it contribute to freshwater and ocean regeneration? 

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

New jobs in coastal communities: What are the new services and skills required in light of a changing blue economy? Is the educational landscape appropriate to cater for these new needs? 

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Baltic Island and Coastal Communities and Economies: What are their specificities? How can we foster sustainability through innovative solutions? 

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  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Viable business models for a sustainable blue economy: How can we improve interaction between research, public sector and the business community? 

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Innovative Strategies for Restoring Lakes and Rivers: Aligning with EU Mission “Restore Our Ocean and Waters”

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Concrete actions towards a more sustainable fisheries management in the Baltic Sea

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

Policy coherence as a platform for better integration of marine conservation in MSP and sectoral policies: Regional pilots and examples

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Green Shipping Corridors of the Baltic Sea: Navigating Towards Carbon-Neutral Shipping in the EU Baltic Sea 2030

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Nurturing the regional innovation ecosystem: What is on offer for companies? What are easy ways to improve existing support measures and increase their uptake? 

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Towards the coherent planning and management of nature-based solutions for the effective protection and restoration of Baltic Sea ecosystems

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

Financing instruments supporting the voyage towards carbon neutral shipping

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here.
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here.

 

What do marinas and leisure boating bring to the region? Sustainable tourism and blue economy in the Baltic Sea area

  • You can find the presentations from this workshop here
  • You can read a summary of the workshop here

 

Closing Session: 2nd Mission Arena Assembly Vote on the Arena 2 Region Mission Roadmap

  • You can watch the entire closing session on YouTube.
  • You can read a summary of the closing session here. 

Watch the closing session!

Mission Arena 3 will be taking place in Amsterdam this November!