Launch of a new initiative on Maritime Spatial Planning
UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the European Commission will launch, MSPglobal, a new global project on maritime spatial planning, on 11 and 12 February at UNESCO Headquarters. The project aims to promote better maritime spatial planning with a view to avoiding conflicts and improving the governance of human activities at sea such as aquaculture, tourism, marine energy, and exploitation of the seabed.
The Annual Report on the EU Blue Economy aims to describe the scope and size of the blue economy in the European Union, creating a baseline to support policymakers and stakeholders in the quest for sustainable development of oceans, seas and coastal resources. It monitors developments in the EU blue economy annually and examine the drivers behind trends.
FARNET study on how FLAGs support women in fisheries
FARNET has published a study on how FLAGs support women in Fisheries. The study provides a analysis on women in fisheries and aquaculture using a comprehensive data. FARNET’s study provides a fuller picture on the support and representation of women in fisheries, based on a sample of 113 FLAGs across the EU.
JPI CLIMATE & JPI OCEANS pre-announced their joint Transnational call on next generation climate science for Oceans
JPI CLIMATE & JPI OCEANS have published a pre-announcement of an upcoming call for proposals for next-generation climate science which is expected to make available up to 6.6 million EUR by partner organisations from seven countries around Europe. The call is expected to open in February 2019 and proposals will be submitted till June 2019.
Deadline extended for the Call of proposals for MSP projects
EASME has announced an extention to the deadline for the submission of applications for Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) Projects. Then new deadline is November 30, 2018 at 16:00 (Brussels time). Also the indicative budget allocated to this call was increased to 3.000.000 EURO. For more information please see here.
#BlueInvest goes local to Vigo, October 23rd - NEW DEADLINE
#BlueInvest, the match-making event that aims to bring together innovators and investors so as to boost the economic potential of the ocean while protecting its marine resources goes local to Vigo on October 23rd.
Are you an Atlantic innovator? This your chance to showcase your project and connect with investors and establish new business opportunities.
Following the progress of the strategy and action plan for the Atlantic basin has never been easier. A new online map offers an unprecedented overview of all the marine and maritime projects funded under the strategy and currently underway on the EU's Atlantic shores and beyond.
One can also consult the full list of beneficiaries and projects as well as a search function that enables to apply filters such as country, budget, sector etc.
The Atlantic Project Awards, established in 2016, are designed to honour outstanding success stories, achieved by projects in the geographical area covered by the Atlantic Strategy that showcase relevance to the implementation of the Atlantic Action Plan. They promote individual winners but at the same time highlight the incorporation and scaling up of best practices at regional, national, European and international level.