13 May 2016 -
Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Vella at G7 Environment Ministers meeting in Toyama, Japan
13 May 2016
—EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and FisheriesKarmenu Vella is travelling to Toyama to participate in the meeting of G7 Environment Ministers on 15-16 May. G7 representatives from France, Germany, Italy, the UK, the US, Japan and Canada are also attending.
12 - 13 September 2016
The first summit of the Blue Economy Business and Science Forum will take place in Hamburg on 12-13 September 2016 at the International Maritime Museum Hamburg.
Deadline: 2 August 2016
The objective is to create and maintain an operational service providing free and open access to digital maps of the seabed topography and coastline of European seas at the highest resolution possible and to the survey data underlying them.
20 - 21 June 2016
Registration is now open
24 May 2016
The event will highlight the progress made over the last years and further actions needed in developing a sustainable aquaculture sector in the EU.
Deadline: 5 September 2016
Implementation of the Second Cycle of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive: achieving coherent, coordinated and consistent updates of the determinations of Good Environmental Status, initial assessments and environmental targets.
29 April 2016 -
29 April 2016
—Commissioner Karmenu Vella was invited to deliver a speech at the “Mediterranean Leadership Summit” organized by the Economist in Malta on 28 and 29 April 2016. The conference comes at a time when the countries of the Mediterranean Sea are called upon to share their vision for stability, growth and competitiveness in the region.