Today and tomorrow, the second annual forum of the EU macro-regional Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR) takes place in Ioannina, jointly organized by the European Commission and the Hellenic Republic.
EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella will be at the Council in Brussels on Thursday 11 May to discuss with European Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers the proposal on the conservation of fishery resources and the protection of marine ecosystems through technical measures.
Key stakeholders in sustainable business and investment gathered in Brussels to discuss investment needs in the blue economy and what financing can do to ensure the sustainability of such investments.
Celebrating 10 years of the European Maritime Day we have put together an attractive programme focusing on the sustainability transformation, featuring leaders from the world of politics, business and NGOs from the UK, other European countries and Canada. There are still places left. Don't miss out this great networking & learning opportunity. Register now!
During the Green Week 2017, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries is organising an event focusing on the current and future workforce needs in the blue economy.
EU Maritime Ministers will sign today a Declaration on Blue Growth, reaffirming their political commitment to further grow EU's sustainable blue economy.
Q&A on the EU initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean
Today the European Commission launches a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region.
The Commission published a Staff Working Document on Nautical Tourism. Nautical tourism includes activities in coastal and offshore marine waters, e.g. boating, yachting, boat-based angling and wildlife watching, kayaking as well as other harbour and marina-based activities.
In the 60-year-old history of European integration the Blue Growth policy is relatively young – it's been around for just 5 years. But even in its infancy it has produced several initiatives to drive the blue economy forward and make Europe's oceans, seas and coasts both healthy and productive.
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