The Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea (CMA) 2020 Regional Stakeholder Conference is the first regional event organised following the signature of the Bucharest Ministerial Declaration in May 2019 and the subsequent launch of the CMA implementation in February 2020, under the Bulgarian yearly coordination. The conference builds on the main outcomes of the previous regional […]
SEArica online Conference on the Black Sea: How can regional frameworks foster sustainable blue growth in the Black Sea basin?
The Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEArica) Intergroup together with the Balkan and Black Sea Commission of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (BBSC CPMR) and the International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) invite you to join the 1st SEArica conference focused on the Black Sea on 3 December 2020.Black Sea CONNECT Coordinator Baris Salihoglu and Black Sea Young Ambassador Evgeniia KOSTIANAIA will join the important […]
National SRIA Consultations will now be online! National Black Sea SRIA Workshop aims to identify and set the national priorities within SRIA and provide concrete input to the Implementation Plan with tangible actions. With the national-level feedback collected by workshops, the SRIA will be updated to define key framework conditions for the SRIA implementation with […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The kick-off meeting of the Black Sea CONNECT, took place on 10-11 December 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The Black Sea CONNECT is a Horizon 2020 Coordination and Support Action project that aims to support the Blue Growth Initiative for Research and Innovation in the Black Sea for the implementation of the Black Sea Strategic Research […]
Organized by Facility for Blue Growth in the Black Sea, the workshop aimed to support project initiatives in line with the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea (CMA) and the SRIA. Special thanks to Adrian Stanica from GeoEcoMar for his SRIA presentation and to the organizers.
Within the framework of the EU Black Sea Synergy Initiative, the International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) organised the Regional Stakeholders Conference with the title ‘Black Sea Synergy: the way forward’. The overall objective of the event was to provide a platform for dialogue between stakeholders from EU/MS and non-EU Black Sea countries, in […]
Forum Strategov 2019 was successfully organised in cooperation with State Duma of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Economic Development, Accounts Chamber, Leontief Center, RANEPA, Center for Strategic Research. In the forum, two roundtables corresponding to the subject of the Black Sea CONNECT were held on the forum: “Maritime (Blue, Ocean) Economy: International Experience and Prospects to […]