The effect of marine litter on fisheries & oceans

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP & Alain Cadec MEP Vice-Chairs of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” hosted the event ” The effect of marine litter on fisheries & oceans ” Wednesday 5 September 2018 18:00-20:00 European Parliament, Room ASP 3G2 The problem of marine litter …

International ocean governance: EU’s contribution for safe, secure, clean and sustainably managed oceans

Brussels, 10 November 2016 The global ocean economy is estimated at €1.3 trillion. Climate change, poverty and food security are some of the global challenges that can be effectively addressed, if oceans are better protected and sustainably managed. The Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy …

Seafood Expo Global

The World’s Largest Seafood Event Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global is the world’s largest seafood trade event, featuring more than 1,700 exhibiting companies from over 70 countries. Exhibitors supply all types of fish, seafood and seafood-related products or services. Attendees travel from 150 countries to do business at the three-day …

Sea for Society – Improving human-Ocean dynamics by building a “Blue Society”

 “Ocean life is invisible to our eyes: it is our challenge to disclose it before our citizens” Tiago Pitta e Cunha, Cabinet of the President of Portugal EU decision-makers and stakeholders gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the project “Sea for Society” and the Blue Society concept, which envisions …

photo credit: US Department of State

Second Our Oceans Conference

At the conclusion of the June 2014 Our Oceans Conference, which was convened by the US State Department in Washington, DC, Chile offered to host the second meeting

United Nations Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda

Sorry you have no rights to view this entry!

State of Europe’s seas

A new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) has been published on the 24th of June. The main aim of this report is to assess whether Europe’s seas can be considered healthy, clean and undisturbed, and productive. These are three core aspects of the EU’s main marine policy instrument — the Marine …

Report first JPI Oceans conference

The First JPI Oceans Conference, held at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, in Brussels, Belgium, 7 May 2015, as a success with 175 participants from 29 different countries. The conference was opened by the Chair of the JPI Oceans Management Board, Caron Montgomery. After …