Baltic Energy in Changing Energy Landscape

Baltic Energy LandscapeSt. Petersburg State University of Economics (UNECON) in cooperation with Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, University of Gdansk and Södertorn University is happy to announce the CBSS Summer University «Baltic Energy in Changing Energy Landscape» that will take place on 17-29 July in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The program is aimed to generate a discussion of the reasons and the consequences of the recent oil price drop and its implications for other fossil fuels as well as its relation with international decarbonization efforts. The program will focus on the latest developments in the Russian energy sector, as a central piece in the European (and BSR) energy market, and the implications of sanctions for its further development. One of the workshops will touch upon potential benefits in the Russian energy sector and international experience with various instruments of energy efficiency.
Deadline for applications: June 15th, 2016.
Please see also the course flyer for more information.

Maritime Spatial Planning Summer School

Maritime Spatial Planning Summer SchoolMaritime Spatial Planning (MSP) summer school for early-career professionals and PhD students
29 Aug – 02 Sept 2016
Klaipeda, Lithuania
Trans-boundary MSP in the Baltic Sea Region: Science-based approaches to analyse and address MSP challenges.
Further information on how to apply and a tentative course schedule can be found at Bonus Baltspace, see also the Course Flyer.
The summer school is organised by the Bonus Baltspace project partners.
Deadline for applications: 13 May 2016.


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Mundus Maris Awards Contest 2016

World Oceans Day 2016Mundus maris has the pleasure to invite you to participate in Mundus maris Awards contest for celebrating World Oceans Day 2016, on 8 June.
Mundus maris invite original and creative written and audiovisual artistic pieces about the ocean. Stories and films are welcome from all over the world.
Challenge: Please tell a story answering one of the two questions creatively:
  • Why is a healthy ocean needed for a healthy planet?
  • How can we care for the health of the ocean?
For further information please see the Mundus maris Award web site.