Maritime forum
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New JRC Technical Report: Harm caused by Marine Litter

provides reflections about the evidence for harm from marine litter to biota comprising the underlying aspect of animal welfare while also considering the socioeconomic effects

Last update: 16/03/17

Marine Litter Baselines

workshop to discuss baselines for marine litter in European seas

Event date: 14/03/2017 (All day)
Last update: 13/03/17

European Projects on marine litter

including research and studies

Last update: 27/02/17

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

GREEN JOBS IN THE BLUE ECONOMY WORKSHOP

an opportunity for industry, NGO's, public sector and other stakeholders to exchange knowledge and provide timely advice to the Commission on how to accelerate the move towards an environmentally-friendly Blue Economy.

Event date: 08/11/2016 (All day)
Last update: 28/10/16

Blue Economy Business awards 2016

The Blue Economy BusinessAwards recognise and reward individuals or organisations who have made a specific contribution to bringing and developing innovation in the Blue Economy. The Awards were set up to showcase success stories from the EU and beyond that demonstrate how new applications from marine research can produce jobs and growth in the marine economy. 3 award categories: - Blue Economy Business of the Year - Woman of the Year in the Blue Economy - Rising Blue Star of the Year (up to 35 years old)

Event date: 12/09/2016 - 19:30
Last update: 25/10/16

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

What is impact of fishing on bottom habitats?

As part of the proposed revision of the EU's good environmental status decision (Dec. 2010/477/EU) for marine waters, a meeting was held to determine how much of each habitat was presently affected by bottom trawling.

Event date: 11/04/2016 (All day)
Last update: 23/05/16

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

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