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The Maritime Forum aims to improve communication amongst EU maritime policy stakeholders. It allows parties interested in the EU maritime policy to communicate on a common platform. They can publish events, documents and follow developments in their areas of interest. Information can be shared amongst a closed community or published openly. Anybody can register to the forum and comment on its content.

Meeting Summary: 4th Experts' meeting towards SRIA for the Black Sea, 27.3.2018, Istanbul/ Next meeting >> 30 May 2018

Dear all, Thank you for participating at the 4th meeting for developing a Blue Growth Initiative for Research and Innovation in the Black Sea, held in Istanbul on 27 March 2018. We are particularly grateful to BSEC, and the Secretary-General Amb. Christides, for hosting us in the BSEC Headquarters and for the tasty dinner at the Bosporus!

Last update: 23/04/18

Study on costs, benefits and nature of an extended European Ocean Observing System

This looks at what is being spent in Europe and elsewhere, reviews existing studies on benefits of system integration and identifies needs over and above existing observation.

Last update: 14/03/18

French Blue Economy Investment

SEMINAR French Blue Economy Investment Paris, May 3, 2018

Start date: 03/05/2018 (All day)
Last update: 29/03/18

18th meeting of the Member State Expert Sub-Group on Maritime Security and Surveillance

This article contains the minutes of the 18th MSEG meeting

Start date: 08/12/2017 (All day)
Last update: 07/03/18

Usefulness of INSPIRE standards for analysing human activity at sea

INSPIRE Directive 2007/2/EC set up a framework that helps scientists and engineers in public or private bodies find, access and use geospatial data. The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) partners are compliant with INSPIRE principles but have found that on its own, it is not enough to guarantee seamless coverage across national borders and that improvements in the data model would improve its fitness for purpose.

Last update: 06/03/18

26th Meeting of the Maritime Policy Member State Experts Group on 20 March 2018

The next meeting of the Member State Experts Group on Maritime Policy will take place on 20 March 2018 from 10:00 to 17:00 in the premises of the Albert Borschette Congress Center (CCAB) - Rue Froissart 36 - 1040 Brussels.

Last update: 09/03/18

EMODnet Secretariat progress update – Q4 2017

This update is largely based on the quarterly reports of the different EMODnet groups (Thematic lots, Sea- basin Checkpoints, Data Ingestion) and supplemented with updates from the Secretariat. This is the fourth Secretariat progress since the start of the EMODnet Development Phase III (2017-2020) and covers activities developed within EMODnet in the period October-November-December 2017.

Last update: 06/03/18

#BlueInvest 2018: An ocean of opportunity with the right backing

The European Commission is looking for entrepreneurs active in the blue economy to take part in a high-profile event aimed at matching cutting edge companies with public and private investors. #BlueInvest 2018, the first European event of its kind and hosted by Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will take place on 17 May in Brussels.

Start date: 17/05/2018 (All day)
Last update: 12/03/18

EVALUATION ROADMAP Interim evaluation of the direct management under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF)

The purpose is to assess performance of and fine-tune the implementation of the direct management component of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) for the current programming period 2014-2020.

Last update: 15/02/18

Protecting our coasts: how to anticipate and monitor coastal risks? The contribution of coastal data

This meeting will focus on the support provided by the EU to the production and accessibility of environmental data of use for the anticipation and monitoring of coastal risks such as erosion, floods or storms. Anticipating and monitoring these risks is necessary to protect both the population and economic activities in coastal areas.

Start date: 28/02/2018 - 09:00
Last update: 11/02/18

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