A successful Barcelona Stakeholder Conference

The Barcelona Stakeholder conference: Towards an intiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean, that took place in February 2017,  was hosted by the European Commission and the Union for the Mediterranean. This event gathered stakeholders and experts from both shores of the western Mediterranean sea basin to focus on the challenges and emerging opportunities for sustainable investment and job creation in the blue economy of the western Mediterranean.

Context and Objective

Bernhard Friess (European Commission) outlining the context, objective and process of this Initiative

Overall conclusions

Miguel García-Herraiz (UfM) highlighting the overall conclusions and the next steps

6 Key Themes

Conclusions of the day

Roundtable contributions