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Regions from frugal member states against budget cutback for #CohesionPolicy

Regions from frugal member states against budget cutback for #CohesionPolicy

| February 20, 2020

Member Regions of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) belonging to member states that are supporting a smaller EU budget for the 2021-2027 financial framework (MFF), have jointly reacted to the draft negotiating box presented by European Council President Charles Michel. The CPMR regions of Bremen (DE), Flevoland (NL), Gotland (SE), Jämtland Härjedalen (SE), […]

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Fuel Industry must work to reduce shipping’s #BlackCarbon and #CO2Emissions

Fuel Industry must work to reduce shipping’s #BlackCarbon and #CO2Emissions

| February 11, 2020

Responding to last week’s collective and individual responses from the co-authors of the Joint Industry Guidance on ‘The supply and use of 0.5% -sulphur marine fuel’ including IBIA, Concawe and others, the 18-member Clean Arctic Alliance has published an open letter to industry requesting that not only should individual organizations and companies take responsibility for […]

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Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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European Commission and European Investment Fund launch €75 million #BlueInvestFund

European Commission and European Investment Fund launch €75 million #BlueInvestFund

| February 5, 2020

During the BlueInvest Day conference in Brussels, the European Commission and the European Investment Fund launched the BlueInvest Fund. This is a €75 million equity investment fund for the blue economy which will be managed by the EIF and provide financing to underlying equity funds that strategically target and support the innovative blue economy. The blue economy […]

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Britain to introduce bill to end automatic #EUFishingRights in UK waters

Britain to introduce bill to end automatic #EUFishingRights in UK waters

| January 30, 2020

The British government said it would introduce a bill into parliament on Wednesday (29 January) for legislation to end automatic rights for European Union vessels to fish in UK waters, writes Kanishka Singh. Under the Fisheries Bill, Britain will leave the European Union’s Common Fisheries Policy at the end of the 11-month Brexit transition period […]

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#Overfishing – UK government waives rules to allow fishermen to rule the waves 

#Overfishing – UK government waives rules to allow fishermen to rule the waves 

| January 30, 2020

The UK Fisheries Bill to be laid before parliament would make overfishing legal, a serious setback to the legal obligation to fish sustainably under EU law, warns Oceana. The UK government has revoked the legal duty to fish sustainably, at Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY) in the new Fisheries Bill, despite their claims to the contrary. […]

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#OceanWeek2020 – Seven days of events, discussions and activities in Brussels and beyond

#OceanWeek2020 – Seven days of events, discussions and activities in Brussels and beyond

| January 24, 2020

Overfishing, pollution, acidification, warming – our precious ocean and the life that calls it home are now more at risk than ever before. Ocean Week 2020 is seven days of events, discussions and activities in Brussels and beyond that will put the spotlight on the huge threats faced by marine species and habitats, while offering […]

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