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  • EU | What’s next for the future of our ocean? EU launches consultation on international ocean governance

    4 August 2020 Communication team

    This article was published first in DG MARE’s website on the 15/07/2020. The European Commission and the European External Action Service have launched a targeted consultation to assess development needs and options for the EU’s international ocean governance agenda. Ocean governance concerns the international and regional processes, agreements, rules and institutions that allow the international community to coordinate […]

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  • EU | Sustainable fisheries: Cooperation with Mauritania continues

    National Hub Mauritania

    This article was published first in DG MARE’s website on the 09/07/2020.  The EU is actively promoting sustainable fisheries around the world. In this context, the EU has on 7 July extended the protocol to the existing Fisheries Partnership Agreement (FPA) with the Islamic Republic of Mauritania for one year. The protocol promotes responsible fishing and […]

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  • WestMED | National Event 2020 | 4 September | Online

    31 July 2020 National Hub Malta

      The Malta National Hub and National Coordinator for the WestMED Initiative in collaboration with Horizon Europe Oceans Mission and Malta Council for Science and Technology are organising a virtual National Event on the recovery and resilience of the national blue economy on 4 September, 2020. The event aims to bring together national stakeholders from […]

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  • More than 200 maritime stakeholders join online to discuss Italian MSP, Tourism and the new Italian-Tunisian cooperation

    20 July 2020 National Hub Italy

    On 25 and 26 June 2020, the WestMED Italian National Hub, with the support of the National Coordinator and the WestMED Central Team, gathered over 200 stakeholders online. These were spread over four different sessions: two plenary thematic sessions in the morning and two networking sessions in the afternoon. Considering the Italian co-presidency in 2020 […]

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  • WestMED National Event in Mauritania helps concretise the Blue Economy concept

    14 July 2020 National Hub Mauritania

    On 30 June 2020, more than 20 stakeholders from Mauritania gathered online to discuss the Blue Economy concept. This national event was  organised by the WestMED Assistance Mechanism in cooperation with the National Coordinator in Mauritania of the WestMED Initiative at the Mauritanian  Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Economy. It was a first of its […]

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