Entries by Communication team

WestMed Initiative launched

Today the European Commission launched a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean region. The region covers economic hubs like Barcelona, Marseille, Naples and Tunis. It also includes tourist destinations like the Balearic Islands, Sicily and Corsica. The sea’s biodiversity is under severe pressure with a recent report by scientists from […]

WestMedStrat Twitter account activated

The WestMed strategy project team that develops a maritime strategy for the Western Mediterranean has activated a dedicated project twitter account. The objective is to share regular updates on the project’s developments with all those people and organisations who are interested in the future of this sea basin. Our updates will include topics such as […]

Project website launched

A new project website has been created and launched in close cooperation with web builders Web Design in Tunis The website has  a different focus at each phase of the project. In phase I (up until April 2016), it will primarily be informative; to provide background information on the project, share the first reports and generate basic […]

Official start of the WestMed Strategy project

On Wednesday, December 16 2015, there was a kick-off meeting between the Executive Agency of the European Commission for SMEs (EASME),  the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the EC (DG MARE) and an Ecorys led consortium with SML and Plan Bleu. The meeting was also attended by the Directorate General for Research […]