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9 March 2018 -
9 March 2018
Today, at the World Ocean Summit taking place in Mexico, the Commission launched in partnership with the European Investment Bank, the Prince of Wales's International Sustainability Unit and WWF Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles.
8 March 2018 -
8 March 2018
A multi-annual plan to bring more stability, transparency and sustainability to western Mediterranean fisheries
26 February 2018 -
26 February 2018
The EU's 2013-2020 Atlantic Action Plan has spurred over 1200 new maritime projects and nearly 6 billion euro of investments so far, according to an independent consultant tasked by the EU to take stock of the initiative at mid-term. Most of the projects target environmental protection and innovation, as well as improved connectivity and social inclusion.
20 February 2018 -
20 February 2018
Good news for European fisheries: fishing businesses in the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic Sea are making record profits, thanks to a solid recovery of popular fish stocks like North Sea cod, which were severely depleted just a few years ago. A sign that the EU Common Fisheries Policy’s focus on sustainable fishing is paying off – for fishermen and fish stocks alike.
9 February 2018 -
9 February 2018
The sixth annual meeting of the SPRFMO held in Lima, Peru (30 January - 3 February 2018) resulted in important progress on key issues.
8 February 2018 -
8 February 2018
When you look out over the ocean what do you see? If the answer is new sources of food security, new medical breakthroughs, clean blue energy, then we want to hear from you.
7 February 2018 -
7 February 2018
Like everywhere else, world digitalization, high-tech equipment and low-carbon solutions are affecting the workplace of the maritime world. Preparing the workforce for such trends is crucial to ensure a competitive European maritime sector. But what will be the profiles needed for the jobs of tomorrow? How can we make sure that people are strongly qualified for the many attractive and high quality jobs European seas have to offer?

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