WestMED National Event in Tunisia advances development of a Blue Economy Strategy

The National  Hub Tunisia of the WestMED project, funded by the European Union, organized on June 30, 2020 in Tunis, the national event on ” The blue economy in Tunisia” which brought together more than 100 people including government officials, the European Union delegation in Tunis, companies, associations,  academics and researchers.
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Maritime cooperation in the western Mediterranean two years on...

Two years after its inception, the WestMED Initiative (Initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean) has generated 15 innovative projects worth about 30 million euro. Read more…

UfM’s Response to Covid-19

Covid-19 is a stark reminder of the need for tangible and coordinated cooperation across borders, sectors and generations.  Check out the new UfM web page to stay tuned for Euro-Mediterranean initiatives to face this unprecedented crisis.

Coronavirus: European Commission helps Member States support local fishing and aquaculture communities through EU and national funds

In response to the severe economic impact of the coronavirus crisis on the fishing and aquaculture sectors, DG MARE has published an information note to give guidance to EU Member States outlining existing tools and instruments to support their local communities. These two sectors have been hit particularly hard by significant market disruptions, including from mandatory restaurant closures. More information here and here.

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