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24 May 2017 -
24 May 2017
The European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella will co-host, together with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and the Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, a high-level event on EU Arctic Policy on 15 and 16 June in Oulu, Finland. The conference will feature speakers from both EU and non-EU countries.
23 May 2017 -
23 May 2017
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the Comoros have been identified as non-cooperating third countries under the EU's regulation to fight and deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, while Liberia has been pre-identified.
19 May 2017
A celebration of ten years of European Maritime Day: bringing the maritime community together and making the Europe’s blue economy stronger.
17 May 2017 -
17 May 2017
Europe’s maritime community will sail set for Poole, UK, on 18 & 19 May for the 10th edition of the European Maritime Day. The conference is the annual get together for maritime public authorities, NGOs, industries and marine scientists. This year’s theme is 'The Future of Our Seas'.
15 May 2017 -
15 May 2017
On Sunday 14 May, hundreds of EU staff and their families gathered in Ostend, on the Belgian coast, for the first major beach clean-up organised by the European Commission to raise awareness about marine litter ahead of the international Our Ocean conference in October. EU embassies around the world will host similar events during 2017, while actions also took place yesterday in Tanzania, Mauritania, Slovenia, Spain, Poland and Italy.

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