June 2022, Barcelona. The 11th meeting of the UfM Working Group on Blue Economy took place in person at the Barcelona World Trade Center on June 21st , 2022, in the afternoon and back-to-back with the UfM Conference on Blue Finance ‘Investing in a Sustainable Blue Economy in the Mediterranean’ (June 22nd).
Among the key agenda items discussed during the meeting:
- The Roadmap for the implementation of the 2021 UfM Ministerial Declaration on Sustainable Blue Economy, and more specifically, proposals for concrete activities (i.e. projects, technical assistance, dialogue groups, etc.) related to the priority areas of joint work as agreed upon at the 10th meeting of the UfM Working Group on Blue Economy (Brussels - 23 March, 2022).
- Greece’s proposal on regional cooperation on ‘healthy sailing’ protocols, successfully carried out among EU countries over the past years, and opportunities to further expand to the Southern and Eastern Med.
The presentations of the meeting can be found here.