Events :: Conference on Mediterranean blue economy: enhancing marine and maritime cooperation, Athens, 18-19 April 2013
Conference on Mediterranean blue economy: enhancing marine and maritime cooperation, Athens, 18-19 April 2013
18 - 19 April 2013
The European Investment Bank, in collaboration with the European Commission and the International Maritime Organisation, is pleased to announce the 12th Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership (FEMIP) Conference, which will take place in April.
This high-level forum will provide an opportunity, through targeted stakeholder roundtables, to discuss:
- Starting-up maritime clusters and promoting networking across training institutes
- Bridging the gap towards effective safety and surveillance
- Addressing synergies across projects and opportunities for development and investment
Key speakers will include: Philippe de Fontaine Vive, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank; Maria Damanaki, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries; and Andrew Winbow, Assistant Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organisation.
European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries visits Ukraine
The European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki will visit the Ukraine on Thursday 14 February 2013 for a series of discussions on Black Sea regional cooperation in the field of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
Atlantic Forum workshop - Cork, Research and innovation, ports and overview of the Action Plan, 4-5 March 2013
The European Commission has been organizing workshops with the Atlantic Member States to ensure awareness of the Atlantic Forum and EU funding processes. The objective of this is to support the Atlantic Action Plan and to assist stakeholders in coming forward with well-prepared projects.
Council endorses the Commission's Arctic Policy
On Thursday 31 January, the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union gave its full support to the joint Communication on developing an EU policy for the Arctic adopted in June 2012 by the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.