Entrées par Egbert Hoogstad

European Maritime Day 2024 will spotlight the EU Sea Basins Strategies

Set against the picturesque backdrop of Svendborg, Denmark, this annual event, hosted at the International Maritime Academy (SIMAC), promises to be enlighting for the maritime world. On May 30-31, EMD 2024 will draw Ocean Leaders from across Europe to converge, deliberate, and establish collaborations focused on addressing pressing challenges and promising opportunities within the blue […]

BeMed call for projects aimed at reducing plastic pollution in the Mediterranean islands | Deadline 10 July 2024

Deadline:  10 July 2024 Budget:  Max €100.000 per per project Countries: All countries bordering the Mediterranean sea More information: Beyond Plastic Med website In 2020, BeMed launched a call for projects aimed at reducing plastic pollution in the Mediterranean islands. Five projects and a capitalisation programme were supported, ending in 2022. To reinforce its impact, […]

Le WestMED accueille sa nouvelle coprésidence portugaise – Un message de la coprésidente

À partir de 2024, le Portugal coprésidera le comité directeur de WestMED pendant deux ans. Il le fera avec la Mauritanie qui avait déjà assumé cette fonction en 2023. Ceci est conforme au principe de rotation entre les pays participants à l’Initiative WestMED. Le Portugal prendra le relais de Malte qui a coprésidé avec succès […]

Service Portal Mission Ocean and Waters launched!

The Mission Ocean and Waters service portal serves as a comprehensive one-stop-shop for stakeholders, offering essential tools, contacts, knowledge, matchmaking, financing, and support for the successful execution of the Mission. The platform ensures access to knowledge for all citizens while extending support and technical assistance to Mission Partners actively involved in the Mission Ocean and […]

Bring European Maritime Day to your country in 2024!

The European Maritime Day (EMD) 2024 is taking place again as a fully-fledged physical event, in Svendborg, Denmark on 30-31 May 2024. As every year, this will not be the only action to celebrate our seas and oceans and the sustainable blue economy. EMD In My Country 2024 events will also take place all over Europe from […]

The Launch of Smart Specialisation (S3) Observatory

Launched as part of the Smart Specialisation Platform, the S3 CoP Observatory is a collaborative initiative involving DG REGIO G1, DG REGIO country desks, and the S3CoP Secretariat. Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools such as Generative AI and entity extraction, the project team extracted and classified Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) priorities from regions’ and member states’ […]

La Commission propose des possibilités de pêche pour 2024 en mer Méditerranée et mer Noire

La Commission a adopté aujourd’hui sa proposition relative aux possibilités de pêche pour 2024 pour la mer Méditerranée et la mer Noire. Cette proposition encourage la gestion durable des stocks halieutiques en mer Méditerranée et en mer Noire et concrétise les engagements politiques pris dans les déclarations «MedFish4Ever» et de Sofia. La Commission propose d’utiliser […]

Three different projects involving the University of Malta presented at WestMED stakeholder conference

Source: website University of Malta The BlueSchoolsMed, CORALLO and ANDROMEDA projects, which all feature the University of Malta as a partner or even as a Coordinator (as in the case of the CORALLO project), were all recently presented at the high-profile WestMED Stakeholder Conference. Prof. Alan Deidun, resident academic within the Oceanography Malta Research Group […]

El Gobierno aprueba los Planes de Ordenación del Espacio Marítimo

Source: Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico   Tienen como objetivo un desarrollo sostenible de los usos del mar, con coexistencia de actividades, en las cinco demarcaciones marinas Tienen como objetivo un desarrollo sostenible de los usos del mar, con coexistencia de actividades, en las cinco demarcaciones marinas Identifican Zonas de Uso […]