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How to engage with the Mission "Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030" - A Mediterranean Lighthouse

Event date:
14/06/2022 (All day)
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    The event is organised by the European Commission together with the Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur Region, cluster “Pôle Mer Méditerranée”, City of Marseille and Aix-Marseille University, researchers and students.

    The event will focus on Mission implementation and planned actions to accelerate the transition to zero pollution in the Mediterranean Sea. It will gather Mediterranean Member States and Associated Countries, representatives of sea basin intergovernmental organisationa and other relevant stakeholders (academia, industry, investors, NGOs) - especially youth.

    On 13 June, a series of side events will take placce: the launch of the Ocean Sciences Institute of Aix-Marseille University and the first meeting of the European Ocean Research and Education Alliance (EOREA). Moreover, there will an exhibition organised by researchers and students – with the involvement of citizens and youth – that will show innovative findings and technologies to tackle marine and river pollution. This initiative will be followed by a torchlight ceremony at the Parc du Pharo – with the involvement of youth – as a symbol of the Mediterranean lighthouse.

    More information: How to engage with the Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030” | European Commission (

    The Mission event will be followed by the UfM R&I Ministerial on 27 June 2022, where Ministers from Mediterranean countries will agree on the future priorities of our cooperation.