On 1 March, the European Commission has launched a tender for a service contract to create the European Ocean Alliance or ‘EU4Oceans’. EU4Oceans will become the platform for all European groups and organisations active in ocean preservation and ocean literacy.
Preparatory Action - Common curriculum for skippers of small commercial vessels
The call has a budget of EUR 5.2 million. Proposals should include MSFD competent authorities (article 7 of MSFD) of at least two Member States.
The European Commission announced on Wednesday 25 October the 2018 Call for Proposals for the Erasmus+ programme. The 2018 budget is expected to reach EUR 2.7 billion, an increase of over EUR 200 million compared to 2017.