The 7th edition of the European Maritime Day Conference (EMD) which will be held in Bremen (Germany) on 19 and 20 May 2014, has been launched officially in a stakeholders meeting in Brussels on November 21, 2013. The meeting was hosted by the Permanent Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany to the European Union.
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will make a two-day trip to Albania on 7th and 8th November where she will meet senior government officials and entrepreneurs from the fisheries, processing sector and coast guards.
The European Commission has expressed its disappointment at the failure of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) to reach agreement on the establishment of marine protected areas in Antartica at its 23rd Annual Meeting held in Hobart, Australia, from 23rd October to 1st November.
Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will make a two-day trip to Romania alongside Dacian Ciolos, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, on 29th and 30th September.