The IOG-Forum Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) were launched via online webinars between 22-24 April. 435 ocean actors, stakeholders and experts joined the webinars from their desks from around the world – demonstrating our shared commitment to ocean governance despite the COVID-19 pandemic. You can now access the webinars recordings and presentations here: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/maritimeforum/en/node/4466
UfM: Reducing pressure on oceans and seas and creating the conditions for a sustainable blue economy
The UfM participated in the EU International Ocean Governance Forum, launched by the European Commission in association with the European External Action Service to provide a platform for dialogue on ocean challenges and governance solutions The International Ocean Governance (IOG) Forum took place online on 23-24 of April to further strengthen international ocean governance for the sustainable use of oceans and seas and the shift to the blue economy. With the participation of the UfM Deputy Secretary General, Isidro González (...) Read more.
In March 2020, the MSP-MED project “Towards the Spatial Plan of Mediterranean” (one of the awarded projects of the EMFF-MSP-2019 call for projects) was launched with the first on-line kick off meeting, taking place with the support of the AM MSP between project partners from France, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Greece and Malta, but also with participation of observers from other Mediterranean countries with the lead partner IUAV (University of Venice). This MSP research project will explore the specificities and potential (...) Read more.