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Join ”Research and Innovation in the Black Sea: Empowering the next generation for a healthy, resilient and productive Black Sea” Event on 29-30 Oct! Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, and Youth on the second day to launch the Black Sea Young Ambassador Programme!
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Why Black Sea?

The Black Sea, a unique sea basin, rich in biodiversity and heritage, but also where an exceptional combination of natural and human induced stressors co-occur.

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Why Black Sea?

The Black Sea, a unique sea basin, rich in biodiversity and heritage, but also where an exceptional combination of natural and human induced stressors co-occur.

What We Do

Black Sea
Knowledge Bridge

Black Sea
Blue Economy

Key Infrastructures
& Policy Enablers

Empowered Citizens
& Blue Workforce

News & Events

Stay up to date on the Black Sea Blue Growth Initiative developments and progress.

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  • WORKSHOP

    How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected Blue Economy in the Black Sea region? Potential response actions

    Draft Agenda   Moderator: Mr. Stavros KALOGNOMOS, Executive Secretary, Balkan and Black Sea Commission (BBSC), Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)Opening Remarks: Regional dimension of the impact of Covid-19 and the importance to reinforce cooperationMr. Alexandru ENE, Director for the Western Balkans and Regional Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania (tbc)Panelists: The strategic role of the Common Maritime Agenda for […]

  • WORKSHOP

    How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected Blue Economy in the Black Sea region? Potential response actions

    Draft Agenda   Moderator: Mr. Stavros KALOGNOMOS, Executive Secretary, Balkan and Black Sea Commission (BBSC), Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)Opening Remarks: Regional dimension of the impact of Covid-19 and the importance to reinforce cooperationMr. Alexandru ENE, Director for the Western Balkans and Regional Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania (tbc)Panelists: The strategic role of the Common Maritime Agenda for […]

  • Young Ambassadors

    Black Sea is looking for its Young Ambassadors!

    Black Sea is looking for its Young Ambassadors! The Black Sea CONNECT project is looking for passionate, engaged and creative Young Ambassadors that are willing to play an important role in advocating for the Blue Growth in the Black Sea and promote the goals of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). The engagement of […]

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    Postponed: EU Maritime Day 2020 | Cork

    Update: Due to closures relating to Covid-19, European Maritime Day, originally scheduled to take place 14-15 May, 2020 will be postponed until later in the year. No new date has been set but additional information will be on the EMD website as it’s made available. The European Maritime Day (EMD) Conference and Expo is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime […]

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    The Decade | Venice

    This event will provide a forum to gather ocean leaders/champions/key stakeholders to further discuss and prioritize the issues identified at the First Global Planning Meeting. Following the First Global Planning Meeting, held in May 2019 (Denmark), a Mediterranean Workshop will be convened 21-23 January 2020, in Venice (Italy) hosted by the Italian Oceanographic Commission and […]

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Learn more about Black Sea Connect

Find out how the initiative will enhance awareness, understanding, and participation of all stakeholders, including increasing the public’s awareness on Black Sea issues.

Citizens

You too can be a scientist! Join us in our future activities which will focus on the sustainable use of marine resources and marine environment protection! More to come soon. 

Youth Forum

Network with peers! This section will provide a space for youth to discuss ideas, exchange knowledge and learn from each other. Make sure to come back and check what activities we plan for youth and students. 

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Check what we are up to in the Blue Growth Newsletter! 

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