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15 September 2017

Developing the blue economy in the Black Sea was the theme of a high-level conference held on 15 September in Batumi (Georgia). Under the title "Connecting the region through marine and maritime cooperation", this 4th annual stakeholder event was co-organised by the European Commission, the Georgian Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and the Georgian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection.

11 September 2017

Is EU action still necessary to stimulate Blue Growth in the Atlantic Ocean? The European Commission invites stakeholders to provide their input to this and other questions to support its mid-term review of the Atlantic action plan.

07 September 2017

The new forum's role will be to identify measures to open up markets for emerging products, to explore further research needs, or to point to areas where seed funding is required. The forum will deliver a pipeline of medium to long term projects aiming to grow the EU's blue bioeconomy sector.

27 July 2017

Aujourd'hui, M. Karmenu Vella, commissaire européen chargé de l'environnement, des affaires maritimes et des pêches, a lancé le projet Les aquariums du monde contre les déchets marins. Lors de cet événement, les aquariums du monde rempliront l'une de leurs expositions de plastique afin de montrer la réalité des déchets marins dans le monde.

26 July 2017

Tomorrow, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella will launch "World Aquariums Against Marine Litter" campaign, where aquariums across the world fill one of their exhibitions with plastic to show the global reality of marine litter.

12 July 2017

Monaco's iconic Oceanographic Museum will be the suitable stage, when on 27 July, the European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella launches the global campaign "World Aquariums Against Marine Litter" together with HSH Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and in the presence of the Executive Director of UN Environment Programme, Mr Erik Solheim, and the CEO of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Mr Doug Cress.