Consultation replies

The Baltic Sea Centre is a frequent contributor of scientific advise to marine environmental investigations and inquiries by Swedish authorities, the European Commission and other actors. Find our replies to recent international policy initiatives relating to the Baltic Sea region.

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Replies in concerning national initiatives are found here (in Swedish)

You can also find summarizing comments of our consultation replies and other policy relevant events in the web magazine Baltic Eye: 

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Consultation- and call for evidence replies 2023

Response to the European Commission proposal for a recast Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive

Position paper on the European Commission proposal for an EU regulation on nature restoration


Consultation- and call for evidence replies 2022

Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre's reply to the European Commission’s Call for Evidence on the energy transition of EU fisheries and aquaculture sector

Researchers at Stockholm University Department of Environmental Science and Baltic Sea Centre welcome the proposal for an updated Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive from the European Commission

Comment on the EC consultation fishing 2023

Comments on the functioning of the common fisheries policy 2022


Consultation replies 2021

Reply to the initiative: Towards more sustainable fishing in the EU - state of play and orientations for 2022

Comments on the EC's Sustainable Products Initiative

Comments on Revision of EU legislation on hazard classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals

Comments on the revision of REACH Regulation to help achieve a toxic-free environment

Comments on the policy initiative: Evaluation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020

Comments on EU Commission combined evaluation roadmap/inception impact assessment of the MSFD

Comments on the policy initiative: Development of binding EU nature restoration targets for 2030

Comments on EU Commission's open consultation on the new soil strategy

Comments on the EU's Action Plan "Towards a Zero Pollution Ambition for air, water and soil


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