MEDports Association’s Employment, Training and Maritime Expertise (ETME) Committee has been working on the most requested professional profiles in Mediterranean ports. To obtain the appropriate results, the ETME Committee launched a survey in 2019 covering 4 domains: Port management, IT, Environment and city port, Port construction, and Security and safety. The survey has been answered by 14 Port Authorities and 50 trainees from the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (Egypt). Focus has been made on the future (...) Read more.
For the online seminar organized on 24 June 2020 in the context of its pilot project in the West Mediterranean, MSPglobal brought together more than one hundred participants (56% male; 44% female) to learn more about the development of Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Sustainable Blue Economy in the region, with concrete examples from Algeria, Spain, France, Italy and Morocco. The five national representatives made a series of recommendations to improve the effective and sustainable integration of MSP and Blue (...) Read more.
European Commission study highlights economic impacts of Maritime/Marine Spatial Planning on Blue Economy
The results of the European Commission’s new study on the economic impact of Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP), carried out in the framework of the Joint Roadmap to accelerate MSP processes worldwide (MSProadmap), were presented during an online seminar co-organized with UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) on 29 June 2020. More than 250 participants (59% female; 41% male) from 55 different countries attended the event. According to a poll, 42% of them had only some basic knowledge on the topic of (...) Read more.