The European Commission has organised workshops with the Atlantic member states to ensure awareness of the Atlantic Forum and EU funding processes to feed the Atlantic Action Plan and to assist stakeholders in coming forward with well-prepared projects.
The first 5 workshops of the Atlantic Forum were:
21/09/2012: Horta (Ilha do Faial, Azores), Portugal
Coastal and deep sea resources
29-30/10/2012: Brest, France
Innovation at the service of a low carbon economy
12/11/2012: Bilbao, Spain
Ocean services and climate change mitigation under the ecosystem approach
24/01/2013: Cardiff, UK
Reducing carbon footprint and achieving socially inclusive economic growth
04-05/03/2013: Cork, Ireland
Research and innovation, ports and overview of the Action Plan
Use the banner above to navigate between the different workshops.
Commissioner Vella promotes Atlantic cooperation during Brittany visit
Commissioner Karmenu Vella is visiting Brittany today to engage with various stakeholders on fisheries, the blue economy, and marine protection. Following a meeting with French Secretary of State Mr Alain Vidalies this morning, Commissioner Vella participated in the 2nd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Brest, a city known for its dynamism in terms of blue growth.
Commission greenlights fisheries and aquaculture investment package of 710.5 million for Poland
The European Commission has adopted a 710.5 million investment package for the Polish fisheries and aquaculture sectors for the 2014-2020 period, including 531.2 million of EU investments.
EU adopts 523.4m EUR investment package for the Greek fisheries and aquaculture sectors
The European Commission has adopted a key investment package for the Greek maritime, fisheries and aquaculture sectors.