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22 September 2016 -
22 September 2016
The eighth plenary session of the European Coast Guard Function Forum (ECGFF) is taking place in London on 20-22 September.
19 September 2016 -
19 September 2016
The first Regional Cruise Dialogue for the Baltic will take place on 18 October 2016 in Copenhagen. This working meeting involving key stakeholders from cruise lines, ports and destinations is organised in the framework of Action 3 of the European Strategy for More Growth and Jobs in Coastal and Maritime Tourism (COM (2014) 86).
16 September 2016 -
16 September 2016
Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is in Washington DC at the 2016 Our Ocean Conference.
13 September 2016 -
13 September 2016
The first Blue Economy Business & Science Forum is currently taking place at the International Maritime Museum of Hamburg (12 and 13 September 2016). This initiative by the European Commission aims at improving cooperation between the public and private sectors so that research results can find their way to the market more quickly.
13 September 2016 -
13 September 2016
Late last Friday, after two weeks of intense but constructive negotiations, the United Nations Preparatory Committee for a new legally-binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction closed its session.
12 September 2016 -
12 September 2016
Registration is still open for the 3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference, to be held in Dublin, on 27 September 2016.
12 September 2016 -
12 September 2016
The Baltic Sea is a hotbed for innovation and competitiveness, the Baltic Sea Region also features a strong tradition of transnational cooperation for working with and for a healthy Baltic Sea. In order to harness these unique characteristics, the Commission is now taking the development of the Baltic Blue Growth Agenda one step further.
6 September 2016 -
6 September 2016
The European Commission has adopted two regulations that will facilitate two Member States to comply with European environmental legislation to protect natural environments. In particular the regulations will help the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework and the Habitats and Birds Directives.

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