• WestMED shared blue economy opportunities with the aquaculture and fisheries sector at the Salon Halieutis in Morocco

    8 February 2023 Communication team

      The 6th edition of the Salon Halieutis took place in Agadir from February 1st to February 5th. It is the largest international event for fisheries, aquaculture and seafood processing in Morocco. The WestMED Assistance Mechanism, and in particular, the WestMED Hub representatives from Morocco and Mauritania,  participated in the Salon. They met with visitors […]

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  • New domain name for WestMED website and emails

    6 February 2023 Communication team

    The WestMED Initiative has received a new domain name for all its communications: It means that both the website, as well as the email addresses have changed. The website can now be accessed through: All emails will receive the extension. So the new email for Algeria for instance is now: Below […]

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  • A landmark document: Roadmap for the implementation of the 2021 UfM Ministerial Declaration on Sustainable Blue Economy (SBE) in the Mediterranean

    5 February 2023 Communication team

    Source: based on article UfM stakeholder platform Following the adoption by the 43 member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in February 2021 of the 2nd UfM Ministerial Declaration on Sustainable Blue Economy (SBE), the UfM countries, Co-Presidency, and Secretariat, agreed to create a Roadmap for the implementation of the 2021 Ministerial. This, […]

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  • The WestMED Iniatiative welcomes the Mauritanian/ Maltese Co-Presidency in 2023

    2 February 2023 Communication team

    In 2023, Mauritania will co-chair the WestMED Steering Committee along with Malta in accordance with the principle of rotation among the participating WestMED countries (France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Malta, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania). The Mauritanian Co-Presidency will keep supporting the six priorities agreed by the countries in 2018 on the common roadmap for […]

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  • The WestMED Assistance Mechanism reinforces its team in 2023

    31 January 2023 Communication team

    The new phase in the Assistance Mechanism, whereby all three sea basin strategies will be supported by one Assistance Mechanism, is enhanced by a reinforcement of the current WestMED team. On the management side, Javier Fernández, previously the WestMED project manager, is now the overall project leader overseeing the implementation of all three sea basin […]

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