Tag: Mediterranean

#Oceana – Widespread engine power fraud calls for stronger cuts in fishing effort in the Mediterranean  #WestMedMAP #WMedMAP

#Oceana – Widespread engine power fraud calls for stronger cuts in fishing effort in the Mediterranean  #WestMedMAP #WMedMAP

| October 12, 2019

Oceana warns that the European Commission’s proposal on fishing opportunities for the Mediterranean and Black Sea falls short in tackling the overfishing crisis of these seas. The acknowledged extent of fraud in vessels’ engine power requires a higher reduction of fishing effort to ensure  the start of recovery of fish populations and a future for key fisheries […]

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#Mediterranean and #BlackSea – Commission proposes fishing opportunities for 2020

#Mediterranean and #BlackSea – Commission proposes fishing opportunities for 2020

| October 8, 2019

With this proposal, the Commission is delivering on the political commitments made in the MedFish4Ever and Sofia Declarations to promote sustainable management of fish stocks in the Mediterranean and the Black Seas. It reflects the Commission’s efforts and ambition to ensure social and economic viability for the fishermen operating in the region by restoring and maintaining stocks at sustainable […]

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#WorldEnergyDay: Towards a new energy model in the Mediterranean

#WorldEnergyDay: Towards a new energy model in the Mediterranean

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Mediterranean region is home to an increasing population of over 500 million people with growing energy demands. It is also one of the climate change hotspots and faces challenges including rising sea temperatures and water scarcity. It is estimated that there will be a 98% increase in energy demand in Southern Mediterranean countries by 2040. Yet […]

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Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the #BlueEconomy

Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the #BlueEconomy

Today (19 April) the European Commission launches a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region. The region covers economic hubs like Barcelona, Marseille, Naples and Tunis. It also includes tourist destinations like the Balearic Islands, Sicily and Corsica. The sea’s biodiversity is under severe pressure with a […]

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EU to work with #Mediterranean partners on research and innovation – informal deal with EP

EU to work with #Mediterranean partners on research and innovation – informal deal with EP

The Maltese Presidency today (11 April) struck a provisional deal with the European Parliament on the participation of the EU in a partnership to develop innovative solutions for sustainable water provision and management and food production in the Mediterranean region. The initiative, known as PRIMA (Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area), will […]

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#EUMigration: Visa liberalisation, new routes, compacts and relocation, relocation, relocation

#EUMigration: Visa liberalisation, new routes, compacts and relocation, relocation, relocation

| October 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Most migration issues have already been discussed extensively by the relevant ministers of the EU’s 28 member states. Still the political imprimatur of the Council’s heads of government is critical in the most sensitive of areas. The Commissions actions in the field of migration, particularly the different partnership ‘compact’ agreements with various African countries were […]

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Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

Commission proposes first research partnership in #Mediterranean to increase food and water sustainability

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production. Today the Commission has presented a proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – PRIMA. The first partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean basin […]

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