Second Black Sea Stakeholder Conference
Smart and Blue – new opportunities for the blue economy in the Black Sea
Supporting maritime business growth
Capitalising on the success of the first edition of the Stakeholder conference held in Bucharest on 30 January 2014, this year the forum will team up with maritime practitioners and entrepreneurs of the Black Sea to discuss how they can achieve their maximum potential, and generate sustainable economic and social benefits in the coastal areas.
To this effect, dedicated working sessions will seek ideas on:
Key speakers will include Mr Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Mr Ivaylo Moskovski, Minister for Transport, Information Technology and Communications of Bulgaria.
The event will affirm European Commission's committment to work collectively and in partnership with the Black Sea countries to support a blue and sustainable economy in the region and to maximase marine and maritime cooperation across all bordering states.
Please check regularly the webpage of the event for latest news and conference agenda. http://ec.europa.eu/maritimeaffairs/events/2015/03/events_20150324_01_en.htm