Maritime forum
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Blue economy, a key for sustainable development, jobs creation and investments in Mediterranean

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy, an international event devoted to job creation and investment potential of blue economy in the Mediterranean basin (Naples, on November 29 & 30, 2017) gathered about 500 participants from 30 countries across the Euro-Mediterranean region, including governments’ representatives, regional and local authorities, international organisations and development agencies, 150 private sector representatives, universities, and civil society organisations dealing with marine and maritime issues.

Last update: 12/12/17

Western Mediterranean countries strengthen co-operation to promote Blue Economy in the region

The Ministers of Western Mediterranean countries gathered in Naples (Italy), on 30 November 2017, in an Informal Ministerial Meeting endorsed and launched the Initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean – a goal-oriented series of joint actions to make the common sea space safer, cleaner and more productive.

Last update: 08/12/17

Maritime Spatial Planning for Blue Growth - How to plan for a sustainable Blue Economy

conference 11-12 October 2017

Start date: 11/10/2017 (All day)
Last update: 25/10/17

MSP Conference - Addressing Land-Sea Interactions

The two-day MSP Conference – Addressing Land-Sea Interactions took place in St. Julian’s, Malta on 15 and 16 June 2017 and attracted more than 70 participants. National experts and MSP practitioners exchanged experiences and knowledge during three interactive sessions focusing on key LSI issues in specific countries / contexts, strengths and weaknesses of sub-national approaches to LSI and the LSI issues faced by participants. A total of 13 presentations were given during the panel sessions ‘Introduction to LSI’, ‘Sub-national approaches to LSI’, ‘National and sea-basin approaches to LSI’ and ‘Sectoral approaches to LSI and specific tools’. The presentations can now be downloaded , and the photos taken during the course of the two days are now available . You are also invited to take a look at the conference programme (including the speakers’ bio), the participants list and the conference briefing paper. A conference summary report will follow shortly, including the reports of the interactive sessions.

Start date: 15/06/2017 (All day)
Last update: 07/07/17

EU China Blue Year Event - forecasting, data, monitoring, planning, indicators 中欧蓝色海洋年-预报、数据、监测、规划与指标研讨会

To compare different approaches, learn from each other, identify areas of collaboration

Start date: 01/06/2017 (All day)
Last update: 12/07/17

Potential areas of cooperation EU China on observation and data

an initial event identified 9 potential areas of collaboration

Start date: 03/03/2017 (All day)
Last update: 03/05/17

Call for tenders to set up 'Facility for blue growth in the Black Sea' (winner announced)

New call for tenders for a project in the Black Sea awarded by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) on 10.10.2017!

Last update: 17/10/17

2017 BLACK SEA STAKEHOLDER CONFERENCE ON BLUE ECONOMY, 15 September 2017, Batumi (Georgia)

4th annual high-level stakeholder conference

Start date: 15/09/2017 (All day)
Last update: 11/11/17

Cleaning up Hong Kong Bay

This report summarizes Coastal Watch’s survey results and its many achievements.

Last update: 03/05/17

EU China Blue Year - discussions on marine science and data 中欧蓝色海洋年 – 海洋科学和数据研讨会

current status and possible ways forward

Start date: 03/03/2017 - 09:30
Last update: 03/05/17

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