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14 June 2017
“Towards an implementation strategy for the Sustainable Blue Growth Agenda for the Baltic Sea Region,” presents the results of a systematic stakeholder dialogue in the region. Initiated by the European Commission in September 2016, the aim of the dialogue was to identify and discuss in greater depth the processes necessary to realise the Baltic Blue Growth Agenda in the coming years.
13 June 2017 -
13 June 2017
The Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission is hosting a two-day conference to address the topic of Land-Sea Interactions within the framework of Maritime Spatial Planning.
8 June 2017 -
8 June 2017
On the occasion of the World Oceans Day (8 June), Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Karmenu Vella; Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, made the following statement:
8 June 2017 -
8 June 2017
On Monday, 5 June, the United Nations opened the Ocean Conference, a high-level event to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14): Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
2 June 2017 -
2 June 2017
Today (on 2 June 2017) Mr Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Mr Li Keqiang, Prime Minister of China unveiled the 2017 EU-China Blue Year logo to mark their commitment to the cooperation between the European Union and China on ocean governance.
31 May 2017 -
31 May 2017
The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) held its 21st Annual Meeting in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from 22 to 26 May 2017. The meeting addressed important challenges facing the conservation and sustainable management of stocks covered by the organisation’s mandate.

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