Tag Archives: Europe

Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – December 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for December has been published and covers the following topics: News Ministers agree on fishing catch limits for 2017 Commission launches call worth €1.5m to promote coastal and maritime tourism The EU engages in the third round of negotiations to prevent unregulated fishing in the Arctic high

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Maritime Affairs & Fisheries News – October 2016

The newsletter from the Maritime Affairs & Fisheries for October has been published and covers the following topics: News Baltic Sea: sustainable fishing quotas set for 2017 Commission proposes deep-sea fishing opportunities ensuring the sustainable exploitation of vulnerable species 3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference: Commissioner Vella hands over awards for best Atlantic projects European Maritime Day 2017

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Open: Inquiry into the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum. Issues include the future of funding for biodiversity and agri-environment schemes, the likely changes in the devolved administration, and the role that managed rewilding can play in conservation and restoration. The inquiry is still currently open and

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Closed – Environmental Audit Committee Calling for Evidence on MPAs

The Environmental Audit Committee is calling for evidence on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the UK and the Overseas Territories.This follows on from the previous Committee’s reports into Marine Protected Areas and Sustainability in the UK Overseas Territories. The Committee is calling for written evidence on some or all of the following points: Progress to date:

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Job: SIMCelt Solway Project Support Officer

Closing date: 5pm Monday 27th June. The Solway Firth Partnership are advertising a new job: SIMCelt Solway Project Support Officer. The fixed term job, based in Dumfries until December 2017 will aim to support an EU-funded initiative looking at transboundary and cross-border marine planning in the Solway Firth. For more details about the job, click

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Atlantic Action Plan – 3rd UK National Workshop

The 3rd UK National Workshop on Funding and Project Development to help implement the Atlantic Action Plan will be held on the 13th July 2016 in London run by the Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan. This workshop will include an update on Blue Growth in the UK and open up discussions on supporting and

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Applications Open – Atlantic Project Awards

Awards are to allocated for success stories in the Atlantic Action Plan area during the 3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference to be held on the 27th September in Dublin. This is the first year of the awards and they aim to showcase the projects which have been particularly successful which relate to the implementation of

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European Commission Maritime Affairs and Fishing News

The European Commission Maritime Affairs and Fishing latest newsletter highlights news and developments around the world including: news from around the European Union such as ‘Mediterranean fisheries: stocks recovery means fishers’ recovery’ and ‘A new integrated EU policy for the Arctic’ events including ’6th conference in Maritime Spatial Planning Worldwide (MSP) (8th – 9th June 2016, Azores)

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3rd Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference, 27th September, Dublin

The third annual Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference will be held on the 27th September 2016 in Dublin. The Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference aims to facilitate a central hub for stakeholders of the Atlantic Strategy and provide good opportunities for stakeholders to create contacts, share best practices, publicise innovative projects and ideas and explore funding opportunities and partnerships. The conference will promote Atlantic

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Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan: National Workshop on Funding & Project Development, 9th Dec, Liverpool

Implementing the Atlantic Action Plan: National Workshop on Funding & Project Development, 9th Dec, Liverpool Organisers: DG MARE, Irish Sea Maritime Forum and the UK Support Team for the Atlantic Action Plan. This free-to-attend event will provide an update on the Atlantic Action Plan and the role of the UK support team in assisting stakeholders to

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