Expert workshop on integrated governance

14th of November 2017, Business Meeting Park, Helsinki, Finland

AGENDA

9.00 Coffee

9.15 Welcome:

• BONUS GOHERR project
Participant introductions

10.00 Shared understanding on the problem and its solution possibilities:

• Interactions between Baltic salmon and herring and bioaccumulation of dioxins
• The dioxin problem of Baltic herring and salmon fisheries and ways to manage it
• Current governance systems of dioxin risks and fisheries

10.30 Parallel sessions part 1:

• Table 1: Integration of Baltic salmon and herring management
• Table 2: Integration of food security and safety into fisheries governance

12.00 Lunch

13.30 Parallel sessions part 2:

• Table 1: Integration of Baltic salmon and herring management
• Table 2: Integration of food security and safety into fisheries governance

15.00 Coffee break

15.20 SWOT-analysis of integrated governance:

• strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats

16.30 Wrap up, discussion

17.00 End of workshop

 

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Agenda for the international stakeholder workshop

16-17th of February 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen

 

Tuesday, February 16th

11.00    Lunch

12.00    Welcome:

BONUS GOHERR project

Agenda of the workshop

12.30    Participant introductions

13.00    Group discussions:

Session 1: Global prospects for herring fishing industry

Session 2: Dioxin as a public health problem

15.00     Coffee break

15.30      Group discussions:

Session 3: Implications of dioxin to herring fishing sector

Session 4: Consumers’ fish eating habits

17.30    Plenary discussion on the results of day 1

18.00    End of day 1

 

Wednesday, February 17th

9.00    Presentation:

Impact of interaction between salmon and herring on dioxin accumulation, and opportunities to reduce dioxin by size-selective fishing

9.20    Backcasting method: introduction

9.40    Desirable future states of Baltic herring fishery

10.00    Coffee break

10.30    Group discussions:

Defining pathways to reach the future states (backcasting), sessions 5 and 6

12.00    Lunch

13.00    Group discussions continue

14.00    Plenary discussion on the results of day 2

14.45    Conclusions, feedback

15.00    End of day 2

Stakeholder workshop on the dioxin problem of Baltic herring

A stakeholder workshop focusing on the dioxin problem of Baltic herring will be organized on 16th and 17th of February 2016 in Copenhagen. The workshop will include the following thematic sessions:

1. Long-term prospects of Baltic herring fishing and changes in global market

2. Implications of dioxin to herring fishing sector

3. Perceptions of dioxin risk as a public health problem

4. Dioxin and other factors affecting herring consumption at present and in the future.

A detailed agenda for the workshop will be announced in January.