Who we are

MedBESP is a regional networking platform for sharing knowledge and supporting the
development of the blue economy. MedBESP is the largest “one-stop-shop” for general,
technical and sectoral information related to marine and maritime affairs in the

Our goals

MedBESP aims at improving maritime governance in the Mediterranean by promoting a more
strategic, integrated and coordinated approach to policies; enabling co-operation and
synergies across sectors and borders; and improving dissemination of knowledge, networking
and capacity building.


MedBESP contributes to the development of the largest interactive Blue Economy Community
in the Mediterranean. A place to share thematic news, initiatives and events; find blue
economy experts, project partners and stakeholders; access reports and training material and
engage with the whole community.

Reports & Leaflets: "Towards a Sustainab

Check out the leaflets and full reports "Towards a Sustainable Blue Economy in the Mediterranean region" prepared by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM). Leaflets in English, French and Arabic.Full (...) Read more.

The UfM Environment Task Force meets to

The 5th meeting of the UfM Task Force on Environment took place yesterday, bringing together country representatives and regional stakeholders of the UfM environment agenda. The virtual meeting was chaired (...) Read more.

UfM Ministers commit to strengthen the b

Brussels, 2 February 2021 – Ministers from the 42 Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) countries have agreed to intensify their efforts towards a sustainable blue economy in the Mediterranean. Doing (...) Read more.

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BLUEfasma in a glance BLUEfasma integrates and implements Circular Economy (CE) principles in the key blue growth sectors of fishing and aquaculture to benefit MED insular, island and coastal areas in (...) Read more.

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Assoittica Italy represents over 100 companies nationwide. Established in 1986, it brings together companies operating, entirely or partly, in the seafood sector. The activity of the association concerns the analysis and evaluation of EU provisions (...) Read more.

Clean Rivers Hub

We are a non-profit organisation that aims to be a center of knowledge, methodologies, processes and tools for optimizing the positive impact of efforts in the area of prevention, cleaning and (...) Read more.