Mauritania News

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Bring European Maritime Day to your country in 2022 – Deadline for the submission of events: 31 January 2022

EMD 2022, the annual EU meeting point on maritime affairs and sustainable blue growth, and the place where ‘Ocean Leaders Meet’, will take place in Ravenna, Italy on 19 & 20 May 2022. As every year, this will not be the only action to celebrate our seas and oceans. EMD In My Country 2022 events […]

National Hub Mauritania presenting the Blue Economy 2021

WestMED National Hub Mauritania promotes development of the Blue Economy during multiple national events

The WestMED National Hub participated in a national workshop on the promotion of green jobs in Mauritania. During this workshop, which brought together all the national institutions concerned, scientists and TFPs, the national hub prepared a presentation on the blue economy (definition and emergence of the concept), the WestMED initiative, its objectives and the main […]

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Mediterranean Supports ECA with Strict Sulfur Limits by 2025

Source: maritime-executive.com website Date: December 13, 2021 The EU, together with countries from around the Mediterranean Sea, committed to further efforts to protect the environment around the Mediterranean, including moving to become a sulfur emissions control zone. By 2025, the Mediterranean could become the fourth emissions control area joining Northern Europe in the efforts to […]

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Blue Invest Africa: Call for pitchers open | Deadline 19 December 2021 | Republic of Seychelles

Dates: 5 December 2021 – deadline for pitchers 15-16 March 2022 – Blue Invest Africa 14 March 22 “Behind the Doors” event (for investors, upon invitation only)   This event is organised by the European Union in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Seychelles and Under the high patronage of H.E. Wavel Ramkalawan, […]

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Major knowledge transfer during the 3rd WestMED stakeholder Conference invigorates sustainable blue growth in the western Mediterranean.

On November 9 2021, the 3rd WestMED Stakeholder Conference took place in Rome, Italy. Co-organised with the Italian ministry of Foreign affairs, this event attracted close to 300 registrations and featured 30 experts covering the latest policy, funding and sectoral developments. Corridors for sustainable development The title ‘corridors to sustainable blue Development,’ reflected the essence […]

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EU and Mauritania announce the conclusion of negotiations for a new fisheries agreement

Source: EC.Europa website  | 29 July 2021 The European Union and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania have concluded on Wednesday 28 July 2021 the negotiations for the renewal of the bilateral agreement on sustainable fisheries. Fishing boats, Mauritania @ Patrick CHAZOT / Adobe Stock This new agreement, which replaces the one in force since 2008, […]