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Press releases and News

Press releases and News

Press releases

04 April 2017

The European Commission, together with European External Action Service and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, will co-host the high-level event "A sustainable Arctic – innovative approaches", to take place in Oulu (Finland) on 15-16 June 2017 (starting on 15 June afternoon and finishing on 16 June afternoon).

03 April 2017

EU Ministers today welcomed the Communication on International Ocean Governance, adopted by the Commission and the High Representative in November 2016, calling it a “timely and relevant contribution to achieving better coordination and cooperation to ensure that oceans are safe, secure, conserved and sustainably used and managed."

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.

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.

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.

15 March 2017

The European Commission and UNESCO are hosting an international conference from 15 to 17 March at UNESCO Headquarters on marine spatial planning, a process that consists in regulating human activities in the waters bordering coastal areas in order to preserve marine ecosystems, avoid conflicts between sectors of commercial and industrial activity, and promote international cooperation.

07 March 2017

The European Commission, the United States, the National Aquarium of Denmark and NGO Plastic Change behind mobile exhibition touring Europe.

06 March 2017

Today, Commissioner for Environment, Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Karmenu Vella presented to Ministers at the AGRIFISH Council the Adriatic Sea multi-annual plan for small pelagic fisheries, namely for anchovy and sardines.

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