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Project proposed: The Italian dello Stretto FLAG from Calabria is urgently looking for partners for a transnational cooperation project called SHADES, or “Sustainable and Holistic Approaches to Development in European Seaboards”. The project focuses on Integrated Coastal Management (ICM and aims to facilitate an exchange of information and know-how on ICM and develop guidelines for mainstreaming integrated coastal management in partners’ areas. Please contact the FLAG by the 23rd December 2013 if this area of work is of interest to you. 

Cooperation Factsheet - Integrated Coastal Management  




Proposed cooperation: Local gastronomy, protected areas, tourism
FLAG info: joint proposal by FLAGs from Var (France), and FLAGs Aitoliki, Cyclades, Etanam (Greece)
Contact persons: Claire Lemoine, Nikoleta Katsoni, Kalliopi Tsagaraki, Anthoula Stamati
E-mails: stamati (at), info (at), info (at), groupefepvarois (at)
Language(s): English
Other information: these FLAGs want to develop cooperation about this subject

Proposed cooperation: Tourism (we are a FLAG on the seaside), local gastronomy and promotion
FLAG info: Slowinska FLAG, Poland
Contact person: Aleksandra Klimczuk
Address: ul. Marynarki Polskiej 30, 76-270 Ustka, Poland
E-mail: a.klimczuk (at)
Phone: +48 598 144 459, +48 598 144 509
Language(s): English, Polish

Proposed cooperation: A new FLAG looking to share  ideas, particularly on diversification, tourism/food projects and visits for fishermen. We are a small, rural fishery area with a close-knit sector
FLAG info: Northern Devon FLAG, EnglandContact person: Katy Graham
Address: North Devon, Bideford, Devon, UK
E-mail: kgraham (at)
Phone(s): +44 1237 426 423
Language(s): English



Proposed cooperation: Fish tourism - Fishing Services and tourism infrastructure
FLAG info: GAC – Sotavento Algarve, Portugal
Contact person: Rita Pestana
Address: Municipio de Olhão, Largo Sebastião Martins Mestre, 8700-349 Olhão, Portugal
E-mail: rpestana (at), geral (at)
Phone(s):  +351 289.700.171
Language(s): Portuguese, Spanish, English
FLAG info: Zarasai and Visaginas region FLAG
Contact person: Nijole ŠUKŠTULIENE
Address: Lithuania, Zarasai, Séliy 22, LT 32110
E-mail: nijole (at)
Phone(s): +370.686.09918
Skype: Sukstuliene
Language(s): English, Lithuanian, Russian

Proposed cooperation: We are setting up a ‘diving park’ network, which is a sea diving park in North East aegean sea. We are looking for links with other similiar initiatives.
FLAG info: ETAL S.A. Lesvos local development company, Greece
Contact person: Anastassios PERIMENIS
Address: 4, Ermou Street, 8100, Mitilini
E-mail: amperimenis (at)
Phone(s): +
Language(s): Greek – English – French – Italian

Proposed cooperation: Looking for experience in developing tourism projects linked with fishing, culinary heritage. Available experience in aquaculture techniques. 
FLAG info: Taurage FLAG, Lithuania
Contact person: Saulius JOČBALIS
Address: 9 Pramones Street, LT 72359, Taurage Lithuania
E-mail: keliaukim (at); taurageszvvg (at)
Phone(s): +370.606.05299Skype: JOCBALIENEM
Language(s): EN – RU – GE - POL
Other information: any interesting project ideas to cooperate + good contacts with russian and Belarus fishery specialists and tour operator.