Maritime Forum

he name Mediterranean is derived from the Latin mediterraneus, meaning "inland" or "in the middle of the land" (from medius, "middle" and terra, "land"). It covers an approximate area of 2.5 million km² (965,000 sq mi), but its connection to the Atlantic (the Strait of Gibraltar) is only 14 km wide.

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

How to achieve a better governance for the sea basin in the Western Mediterranean?

Last collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Governance and means for a better implementation at sub regional basin level.

Start date: 15/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

Pour un transport maritime plus propre et plus sûr dans le cadre d’une planification des espaces maritimes

Third collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Maritime highways for safer and cleaner seas, including integrated surveillance issues.

Start date: 10/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

Strengthening marine and maritime innovation and knowledge transfer

Second collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Maritime and marine innovation, knowledge transfer, including emerging sectors and biotechnologies (North-South Corridor).

Start date: 08/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

Developing Authentic and Attractive Destinations across the West Mediterranean

First collaborative lab of the "Building a West-Med Strategy" project with focus on Sustainable coastal and maritime tourism including cruise and nautical transport (North-South Corridor).

Start date: 04/03/2016 (All day)
Last update: 15/03/16

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.

Start date: 16/10/2015 (All day)
Last update: 01/02/18

MedSEA CheckPoint - second annual meeting

how fit for use are the marime data in the Mediterranean?

Start date: 05/10/2015 (All day)
Last update: 25/09/15

EMODnet MedSea Checkpoint panel meeting

The team has been set a number of challenges to test how well marine data in the Mediterranean meets the needs of users. The results will be presented to a panel of users.

Start date: 08/04/2015 - 13:00
Last update: 23/06/15

4th Regional Meeting of the IMP-MED Project (Bremen, Germany, 21 May 2014)

The meeting will bring together officials and experts of the Mediterranean riparian countries, as well as officials from the European Commission and regional organisations, to discuss IMP issues.

Start date: 21/05/2014 (All day)
Last update: 23/06/17

IMP-MED Project Activities - 7th Regional Technical Workshop - 2nd Study Tour (Tunisia - France, 24-28 March 2014)

  The Technical Assistance Project for the IMP in the Mediterranean (IMP-MED Project) will be holding its 7th Regional Technical Workshop and its 2nd Study Tour in Tunisia (Tunis) and in France (Marseille) from 24th to 28th March 2014.     The IMP-MED project Regional Technical Workshop will address the following topics:

Start date: 24/03/2014 - 09:00
Last update: 23/06/17