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13 July 2015 -
13 July 2015
"It is our deep conviction that Europe must make better use of the extraordinary potential of our seas and coasts for economic development, for the improvement of our environment and for the well-being of our European citizens. Yet we also believe that this is not enough. Yes, we in Europe should take the lead in making our maritime economies more sustainable. But it is not just up to us. Ensuring healthy oceans for our future is a shared responsibility. Our oceans are a global resource. And global challenges need global answers."
10 July 2015 -
10 July 2015
The European Union and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania have concluded a deal that will allow EU fishermen to fish in Mauritanian waters for four years. EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella said: "Signing the EU's largest fisheries partnership agreement with Mauritania brings twofold benefits: To our fishermen, it means certainty and good fishing opportunities at value for money for the next four years. For the region as a whole, it contributes to stability and the sustainable management of fisheries resources".
6 October 2015
The European Commission is organising a conference on Blue Growth in the Baltic Sea, in partnership with the Maritime Development Center of Europe, the Danish Maritime Authority and the Baltic Development Forum, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 6 October 2015.
8 July 2015 -
8 July 2015
The European Commission has adopted a key investment package for the Cypriot maritime, fisheries and aquaculture sectors. The roughly €53m available for the period 2014-2020 include more than €39m of EU funds.
7 July 2015 -
7 July 2015
The European Commission is looking for organisations to join the Structured Dialogue with European Structural and Investment Funds' partners group of experts (ESIF SD).

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