Natural Resources and Environment Committee

Members of the Committee:

  • Erki Savisaar, Chair, Estonia
  • Viktoras Rinkevičius, Vice Chair, Lithuania
  • Ilze Indriksone, Vice Chair, Latvia
  • Üllar Saaremäe, Member, Estonia
  • Petras Gražulis, Member, Lithuania
  • Andriejus Stančikas, Member, Lithuania
  • Jānis Dūklavs, Member, Latvia

Priorities of the Committee in 2020 under the Estonian presidency

  • Economic cooperation of the Baltic States (3B circular economy areas of recycling of bio, textile and - construction waste; 3B joint deposit refund system)
  • Energy Security for the Baltic Region (security of supply, environment and economics; energy storage and energy efficiency; trade in electricity with third countries; possible future energy sources and generation adequacy, energy storage in case of energy excess)
  • Climate neutrality: climate change adaptation/mitigation strategies in the Baltic States (implementation of the Paris Agreement and the EU Climate and Energy targets; The European Green Deal; Baltic hydrogen technology strategies and investing in research and development; climate resilient agriculture and forest land management)
  • Implementation of the recommendations of the Baltic Assembly:
    • Common gas and electricity market
    • Development of renewable energy projects

Priorities of the Committee 2016 - 2019:

Priorities of the Natural Resources and Environment Committee of the Baltic Assembly for 2016 – 2019 (download)