Marine Litter in the Danube and the Black Sea Region: Concrete Proposals from the Regions

Hosted and chaired by MEP Carmen AVRAM, the online conference took place on 4 November 2021 as part of a moderated exchange of ideas with key regional, political, and private stakeholders from the Danube and the Black Sea regions. The online meeting also sought to promote inter-basin and knowledge exchange by presenting key takeaways and best practices from Europe’s other sea basins.

Black Sea CONNECT coordinator Baris Salihoglu joined the Searica Intergroup event that offers a great opportunity to exchange information with key stakeholders as a representative of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea 2021 Turkish Coordination and the Black Sea CONNECT.

Gizem Akkuş, Black Sea Young Ambassador from Turkey, also participated in the event as a representative of Black Sea Young Ambassadors and shared their plastic action in which they highlighted the importance of reducing plastic waste and raised awareness on the impacts of plastic in particular to the Black Sea.