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16 May 2019 -
16 May 2019
Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella has opened the 2019 European Maritime Day conference in Lisbon. This year, the main focus is on boosting a “blue” economy, the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, through entrepreneurship, investment, and research and innovation. On this occasion, the European Commission launches the second edition of its Blue Economy Report.
8 May 2019 -
8 May 2019
Cooperation on marine research and innovation in the Black Sea region is receiving a strong boost today, with the adoption in Bucharest of the Black Sea Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA).
7 May 2019 -
7 May 2019
In the continued efforts to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated fishery (IUU) globally, Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, will launch the EU’s first IT tool, called “CATCH”, conceived to streamline the checks of seafood products entering the EU market.
6 May 2019 -
6 May 2019
The first WestMED Hackathons will take place on Tuesday 14 May 2019 in Palermo, Italy.

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