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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: 18/11/15

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

Second Black Sea Stakeholder Conference - Video recording of the event

The Second Black Sea Stakeholder conference in Sofia took stock of the work carried out during last year and outlined further steps in the process towards a common maritime agenda in the Black Sea. Below you can find the video recordings of the speeches and the panel discussions.

Last update: 01/09/15

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

Seabed Mapping Workshop Stakeholder Meeting on the Implementation of the Galway Statement –

Follow-up on the Atlantic Seabed Mapping Workshop held in Dublin, December 2014 . EU-USA-Canada

Event date: 23/02/2015 (All day)
Last update: 21/02/15

Second Black Sea Stakeholder Conference, 24 March 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria

The Second Black Sea Stakeholder conference in Sofia will take stock of the work carried out during last year and outline further steps in the process towards a common maritime agenda in the Black Sea.

Event date: 24/03/2015 (All day)
Last update: 01/02/15

EMODnet Information day at Ifremer - draft agenda

Ifremer is heavily engaged in development and maintenance of the European Marine Observation and Data Network. They are also significant contributors to the Copernicus marine core service and data collection in fisheries. This is an opportunity to understand lessons of work done so far and to look at how the different programmes can work together to create a better understanding of the seas

Event date: 27/01/2015 (All day)
Last update: 26/01/15

Experts call for coordinated management of Channel waters

‘Pathways for effective governance of the English Channel’ publication highlights potential first steps in Channel management

Last update: 27/10/14

Call for expression of interest for individual experts and organizations to participate in the INSPIRE marine pilot

This call has two aims: 1. To invite experts that are acquainted with – or have responsibilities for – MSFD-related data management and reporting obligations, to register as a Horizon 2020 expert so that they may be selected to contribute to the marine pilot under the conditions laid down for Horizon 2020 experts; and 2. To invite organizations that have a role in the MSFD data flows and reporting to express their interest to participate in the pilot, to use the required data and to make the necessary transformation(s) to be in line with INSPIRE.

Last update: 07/10/14

Study on maritime clusters in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea

DG MARE has commissioned a study to provide policy makers at the EU and sea-basin levels an updated analysis of the current status and potential development of maritime clusters in the Mediterranean and Black Sea areas.

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