Commissioner Maria Damanaki meeting with French authorities and stakeholders in Paris
Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, met today Ms Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Transport in Paris. They discussed the Commission's maritime policy initiatives, in particular Maritime Spatial Planning and Integrated Maritime Surveillance, as well as the upcoming Strategy for the Atlantic.
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The Commissioner also met with industry representatives from the French Maritime Cluster, which gathers about 250 companies and maritime industries of different sizes, to discuss the potential of sea-related sectors to contribute to growth and job creation.
The visit concluded with a meeting with French Parliamentarians and French delegates to the European Parliament, focussed on the latest developments in the area of maritime policy and on benefits for France of a reformed, modern Common Fisheries Policy.