In the framework of the project entitled “A Blue Economy for a healthy Mediterranean” funded by MAVA, the final project conference took place in Marseille, France, on 30 - 31 May 2017. It was preceded by its Advisory Board meeting with the objective to review and validate the results achieved by the project and to give advice on the proposed agenda of the conference.
For the 10th consecutive year, the Mediterranean celebrated the Coast Day on 27 September this year in Barcelona under the theme”A blue economy for a healthy Mediterranean”. It was co-organised by PAP/RAC, Plan Bleu and SCP/RAC, and co-sponsored by the MAVA foundation, an environmental philanthropic organization from Switzerland.
The summer is here again which means that the time has come to start preparing the Mediterranean Coast Day. This year it will be co-organised by PAP/RAC and SCP/RAC and celebrated on Tuesday, September 27 in Barcelona, at the premises of Sant Pau Knowledge Centre.
The 19th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention (COP 19), hosted by the Hellenic Government, took place from 9 to 12 February 2016 in Athens. More than 150 delegates from 21 Mediterranean countries and the European Union attended the meeting.