• The Maltese National Hub kicks off its activities

    21 January 2019 Communication team

    On January 14th, 2019, the Maltese National Hub has held a meeting with the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) which is tasked with coordinating several funding programmes, including the Joint Programme Initiatives (JPI) – Oceans and the Horizon 2020.

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  • Fórum Oceano assegura ponto focal nacional do Mecanismo de Assistência WestMED

    27 December 2018 Communication team

    No âmbito do Mecanismo de Assistência Técnica ao Programa de Cooperação Inter-regional do Mediterrâneo Ocidental (WestMED), a Fórum Oceano assegura o ponto focal (National Hub) do Programa para Portugal, em resultado de um processo concursal lançado pela Comissão Europeia, ganho pelo consórcio liderado pela empresa ECORYS, que a Fórum Oceano integrou. Nesse sentido, compete à Fórum Oceano assegurar […]

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  • Stakeholder Conference –  Final Report and ‘Declaration of Algiers’

    12 December 2018 Communication team

    On Monday 3 December 2018, the ‘Stakeholder conference: Towards concrete ‘blue’ actions in the western Mediterranean’ was held in Algiers, Algeria, organised by the European Commission and the Co-Presidency of the Initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean (WestMED Initiative), with the support of the WestMED Assistance Mechanism.

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  • WestMED: European Commission makes €1.4 million available for local support

    4 October 2018 Communication team

    Meeting on 3 October in Algiers, the governing body of the Western Mediterranean Initiative has launched a €1.4 million assistance mechanism set up by the European Commission. With this mechanism, the Commission will support the 10 participating countries and their stakeholders to implement this joint effort. WestMED is a shared initiative between EU and non-EU […]

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  • The Foreign Ministers of the “5 + 5 Dialogue” welcome the leading role of the Union for the Mediterranean in the region

    22 January 2018 Egbert Hoogstad

    At the 14th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the 5+5 Dialogue in Algiers, the Ministers welcomed the leading role of the UfM, stressing the importance for the General Secretariat to continue promoting practical and structural projects.” The Ministers are committed to advocating an enhanced role for the UfM, in improving governance, increasing political dialogue within […]

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