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5th Experts' meeting towards SRIA for the Black Sea/ 30 May 2018, Burgas (Bulgaria)

meeting agenda

Start date: 30/05/2018 (All day)
Last update: 09/05/18

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

EVALUATION ROADMAP Interim evaluation of the direct management under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF)

The purpose is to assess performance of and fine-tune the implementation of the direct management component of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) for the current programming period 2014-2020.

Last update: 15/02/18

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

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: 01/02/18

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

Unveiling the potential of the Outermost Regions for sustainable blue growth – new study

The report Realising the potential of the Outermost Regions for sustainable blue growth presents the results of a study prepared for the European Commission

Last update: 21/11/17

Shipping density maps from AIS signals

With growing demands for sea-space, the planning of new activities requires knowledge of what is already happening. EMODnet already provides many data on human activities but, so far, shipping has not been included. The increasing use and availability of information from ships' AIS anti-collision systems offers a route to provide this information. The aim of this meeting is to see how this can be done.

Start date: 07/09/2017 (All day)
Last update: 01/02/18

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

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