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Commission launches call for proposals worth EUR 1.5m to promote transnational touristic thematic routes in the European coastal areas

The European Commission is making available EUR 1.5 million to create nautical routes linking up maritime heritage sights across Europe. The announcement was made by Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, when opening the European Tourism Day conference in Brussels today.

Event date: 29/11/2016 - 09:15
Last update: 29/11/16

Study supporting a possible network of maritime training academies and institutes in the Mediterranean Sea basin

Commissioned by DG MARE and carried out by the consultants of ECORYS.

Last update: 03/10/16

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

The dedicated workshop was 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 encompassed the co-organisation of the Launching event of the 7-day workshop that to take place on 20 September 2016 in Dalyan (Turkey). While the European Commission co-organised the Launching event, MEDCOAST Foundation was in charge of the 7-day workshop that follows.

Event date: 20/09/2016 (All day)
Last update: 21/11/16

3rd Black Sea Stakeholder Conference, 14-15 June 2016 in Odessa, Ukraine

The Third Black Sea Stakeholder conference in Odessa 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.

Event date: 14/06/2016 (All day)
Last update: 25/08/16

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

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 (Winners announced)

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: 19/10/16

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

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