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30 March 2017

EMFF projects funded under the 2016 "Blue careers", "Blue labs" and "Blue technology" calls for proposals are kicking-off their activities.

30 March 2017

Following months of negotiations, the European Commission has secured today a 10-year pledge to save the Mediterranean fish stocks and protect the region's ecological and economic wealth.

30 March 2017

The Galileo satellite navigation programme which was launched in December 2016 offers a new service which is aimed to help Search And Rescue (SAR) operations.

29 March 2017

Commissioner Karmenu Vella, responsible for Environment, Maritime affairs and Fisheries visited the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's in-house scientific body, in Ispra, Italy this week.

27 March 2017

The 10th European Maritime Day will be held in Poole, UK (18 & 19 May 2017). It will be followed by the Poole Maritime Festival (15-21 May 2017), dedicated to engaging the general public and celebrating Poole and Dorset's local maritime heritage and environment. If you will not be able to come to Poole, check the list with the 27 EMD events across the EU to spot an event near you to celebrate the 10th European Maritime Day.

27 March 2017

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO) and the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission (DG MARE) adopted on 24/03/2017 a "Joint Roadmap to accelerate Maritime/Marine Spatial Planning processes worldwide". The roadmap identifies common challenges and proposals for actions to be implemented in the coming years, reaching out for collaboration with other UN bodies and Member States.

22 March 2017

The European Union participated in the fourth round of international negotiations seeking binding measures to prevent unregulated fisheries in the Arctic high seas. The meeting took place between 15 and 18 March 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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