Maritime forum

he name Mediterranean is derived from the Latin mediterraneus, meaning "inland" or "in the middle of the land" (from medius, "middle" and terra, "land"). It covers an approximate area of 2.5 million km² (965,000 sq mi), but its connection to the Atlantic (the Strait of Gibraltar) is only 14 km wide.

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Launching event: Workshop on integrated maritime policy and maritime spatial planning in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

The dedicated workshop will be held under the working title "Workshop on integrated maritime policy and marine spatial planning in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea". The European Commission's contribution will encompass the co-organisation of the Launching event of the 7-day workshop, meant to take place on 20 September 2016 in Dalyan (Turkey). While the European Commission will co-organise the Launching event, MEDCOAST Foundation will be in charge of the 7-day workshop that follows.

Event date: 20/09/2016 (All day)
Last update: 17/08/16

How to achieve a better governance for the sea basin in the Western Mediterranean?

Last collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Governance and means for a better implementation at sub regional basin level.

Event date: 15/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

Pour un transport maritime plus propre et plus sûr dans le cadre d’une planification des espaces maritimes

Third collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Maritime highways for safer and cleaner seas, including integrated surveillance issues.

Event date: 10/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

Strengthening marine and maritime innovation and knowledge transfer

Second collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Maritime and marine innovation, knowledge transfer, including emerging sectors and biotechnologies (North-South Corridor).

Event date: 08/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

Developing Authentic and Attractive Destinations across the West Mediterranean

First collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Sustainable coastal and maritime tourism including cruise and nautical transport (North-South Corridor).

Event date: 04/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

Call for proposals - Projects on Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP)

to support the launch and implementation of concrete, cross-border cooperation initiatives between Member States in the Northern European Atlantic (Bay of Biscay and Iberian Coast), the Western Mediterranean (including Malta) and the Eastern Mediterranean (Adriatic, Ionian and Cyprus)

Last update: 27/01/16

Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Blue Economy, 17 November 2015

Over 100 participants from 33 countries, including about a dozen Ministers/State Secretaries, as well as Commissioners Johannes Hahn and Karmenu Vella met in Brussels for the first Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Blue Economy.

Last update: 30/07/16

BLUEMED High-level Conference - 16 October at Pavillion Aquae – Expo Venice, Venice, Italy

The BLUEMED initiative (as part of the Marine Research and Innovation agenda) represents a huge effort to create coherence amongst marine research and innovation priorities at EU, sea basin and national levels and to mainstream blue growth objectives into the relevant instruments. The BLUEMED initiative will be endorsed by nine EU Member States (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus) on 16 October in Venice, in the presence of Commissioner Moedas.

Event date: 16/10/2015 (All day)
Last update: 15/10/15

MedSEA CheckPoint - second annual meeting

how fit for use are the marime data in the Mediterranean?

Event date: 05/10/2015 (All day)
Last update: 25/09/15

Call for Proposals for IMP-related actions in the Black Sea and the Mediterranean (Evaluation phase)

The main aim of this call is to support coordinated action in the context of the IMP, which will carry inter-sectoral and cross-border elements. The call seeks to promote mutual understanding, awareness-raising and joint responses to well-identified challenges hindering integration between maritime sectors in areas such as marine research, coastal and maritime tourism, maritime transport, marine environment, business and skills development, and clustering of maritime activities. Given these varied targets, the call will award one grant to each of the following actions:

Last update: 13/01/16

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