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.

UfM Ministerial Conference on Sustainabl

The UfM Second Ministerial Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy will take place on 2 February 2021. It aims  at improving maritime governance and at  intensifying join efforts, activities and projects (...) Read more.

Registrations open to BlueMed final conf

The event will focus on the most relevant outcomes of the BlueMed CSA.After intense collaborative work, the Mediterranean countries will showcase the process and results of the Pilot Initiative for (...) Read more.

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The Soclimpact Project

SOCLIMPACT aims at modelling downscaled CC effects and their socioeconomic impacts in European islands for 2030–2100, in the context of the EU Blue Economy sectors, and assess corresponding decarbonisation and (...) Read more.

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Civica srl

Civica is a consulting firm, based in Pescara (Italy). Since founding in 1999, we have supported local authorities, universities, NGO, startups and SME's in accessing EU Funds. Main programmes: H2020, (...) Read more.

Raffaele Raja

I am a private consultant for the European Commission- DG REGIO in the field of Macroregional Strategies, ETC Programmes and Funds, Civil Protection and Risk Prevention. Currently working on MRS (...) Read more.