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Free movement of skippers: a new call for proposals for the automatic recognition of skipper licences

Is it fair that professional skippers should have to submit a specific request every time they wish to work outside their own country or on a foreign vessel – or even have to re-qualify in some cases?

Last update: 04/05/18

Meeting Summary: 4th Experts' meeting towards SRIA for the Black Sea, 27.3.2018, Istanbul/ Next meeting >> 30 May 2018

Dear all, Thank you for participating at the 4th meeting for developing a Blue Growth Initiative for Research and Innovation in the Black Sea, held in Istanbul on 27 March 2018. We are particularly grateful to BSEC, and the Secretary-General Amb. Christides, for hosting us in the BSEC Headquarters and for the tasty dinner at the Bosporus!

Last update: 23/04/18

3rd Expert Meeting for Developing a Blue Growth Initiative for Research and Innovation in the Black Sea

Summary, participants' list, relevant documents and presentations given

Last update: 20/04/18

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

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: 20/12/17

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.

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

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)

Start 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.

Start 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.

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

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