Call for tender: EASME/EMFF/2016/012: European marine observation and data network (EMODnet): Secretariat support
Deadline: 29 July 2016
14 - 15 June 2016
14 June 2016 -
14 June 2016
—European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, and Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Kistion, opened today in Odessa a high-level stakeholder conference entitled “Conference on the blue economy of the Black Sea: Towards better integration”.
10 June 2016 -
10 June 2016
—The New Skills Agenda adopted today aims to reduce the mismatch between the skills people are taught and the skills needed by the service sector and manufacturing industry. It is designed to improve the quality and relevance of skills to meet the need of a rapidly changing labour market and increase the understanding of skills and qualifications in the European labour market.
9 June 2016 -
9 June 2016
—Commissioner Karmenu Vella is attending the 21st North Atlantic Fisheries Ministers Conference (NAFMC) in St Petersburg on 9th – 10th June. The theme of this year's conference is "Science and research to ensure the sustainability of marine ecosystems".
2 June 2016 -
2 June 2016
—This webinar which will take place on June 2, will cover the major ways to fund projects in blue economy and show how project promoters can combine different funding sources (EFSI, EMFF, H2020 etc).
Selection of members of the informal expert group on "Skills and career development in the Blue Economy" - Deadline extended
Deadline: 10 June 2016
The deadline for submission (originally 31 May 2016) has been extended to 10 June 2016.
30 May 2016 -
UNFSA Review Conference – A step forward towards the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources
30 May 2016
—The Resumed Review Conference on the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks (UNFSA) finished last Friday after one week of intensive negotiations at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 23rd to 27th May.