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While Tacitus called it Mare Suebicum after the Suebi people, the first to name it also as the Baltic Sea (Mare Balticum) was eleventh century German chronicler Adam of Bremen. The origin of the latter name is speculative. It might be connected to the Germanic word belt, a name used for two of the Danish straits, the Belts, while others claim it to be derived from Latin balteus (belt). (source Wikipedia)

BS RAC Pelagic WG

The Pelagic WG will beging work on drafting recommendations from the BS RAC on a long-term management plan for pelagic species in the Baltic. All documents can be accessed here:  

Start date: 19/01/2010 - 10:00
Last update: 23/01/15

BS RAC Focus Group on CFP Reform

The BS RAC will be going through the Green Paper and will focus on those areas relvant to the Baltic with a view to formulating a position and input  to the reform process. The meeting will be held in Copenhagen.

Start date: 26/10/2009 - 12:00
Last update: 23/01/15

MIRAC meeting

Next MIRAC will take place in Gdynia (PL). This is a regular annual meeting between ICES and the RACs to plan and coordinate work and cooperation.  

Start date: 26/01/2010 - 13:00
Last update: 23/01/15

BSRAC Conference 01-02/10/2009 Stockholm "BS Fisheries: Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives."

The BS RAC, the Swedish Ministry of Agriculture and the European Economic and Social Committee are jointly holding a conference called: "Baltic Sea Fisheries: Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives." It will take place on 1st – 2nd October, and will take place at the Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden on the outskirts of Stockholm.

Start date: 01/10/2009 - 12:00
Last update: 23/01/15

Call for proposals for pilot project on integration of maritime surveillance in the northern European sea basins

Consortia from at least three Member States are invited to submit proposals by 15 September 2009 for a pilot project to identify how cooperation between different authorities can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of maritime monitoring and surveillance.

Last update: 13/08/09

Call for proposals for maritime spatial planning in the Baltic

A call for proposals has been issued for a preparatory action on maritime spatial planning in the Baltic. The deadline for submitting proposals is 28 September 2009.

Last update: 13/08/09


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