On 5-6 October 2017, global leaders are invited in Malta for the 4th "Our Ocean" conference. Now more than ever there is an urgent need to come together. Future generations deserve our best efforts. The world's ocean community will renew commitments in the fight against climate change. They will take new actions to ensure maritime security, sustainable fisheries and blue economy. They will announce new marine protected areas and measures in the fight against marine pollution. Website: https://ourocean2017.org/
A celebration of ten years of European Maritime Day: bringing the maritime community together and making the Europe’s blue economy stronger.
After the United States of America and Chile, the European Union is proud to host the 4th edition of the "Our Ocean" conference, at the initiative of High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella.
Join #FARMEDintheEU, the European campaign about aquaculture to promote fresh, local, healthy fish and shellfish from the farmers in the water (our video is also a tribute to the movie "Love actually").
Maritime spatial planning is about planning of sea space and can help us manage our seas and oceans sustainably.
The IMP was launched just two years ago and is already revolutionising the way in which we manage maritime affairs in Europe.
Integrating maritime surveillance is a brand new policy development that started some 2 years ago and will remove barriers between the different actors surveilling the seas.
We cannot begin to forecast the future behaviour of our seas and oceans unless we understand the past.
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