En societal welfare

The North Sea Vision for 2050 employs the scientific knowledge and expertise present in Belgium to identify leading principles and arrive at the ground rules of good governance for the Belgian section of the North Sea (BNS) from now until 2050. ( Vision)

There are three core principles, or ground rules, to which all future activities in the BNS should – ideally - adhere. They can be defined as follows:

Naturalness is a precondition for developing all dimensions of the BNS.

In 2050 the BNS will still offer significant functionss in support of social welfare.

By 2050 the multiple use of space principle will be the standard for all space in the BNS.