Regional Stakeholder Seminar on Blue Economy

19 March 2019 Istanbul, Turkey

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Welcome to Istanbul! 

As part of the work to develop a Common maritime agenda for the Black Sea, the Regional Stakeholder Seminar on Blue Economy is scheduled on 19 March 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. The seminar builds on the national consultations carried out in various Black Sea countries by the “Facility for Blue Growth” in 2018 and considers the guidelines for regional cooperation on marine and maritime affairs endorsed in the Burgas Declaration by all Black Sea countries.  
The main objective of the seminar is to collect ideas about joint and collaborative initiatives and actions at regional level to feed the Common maritime agenda. It also discuss how to stimulate involvement of coastal regions and local decision-makers, entrepreneurs and civil society in the implementation of the agenda.   
The seminar is organised with the support of the European Commission and the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, Permanent International Secretariat (BSEC PERMIS).  
Please complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION to confirm your attendance.   
For additional information and clarifications on the content of the workshop and the practicalities, please contact:  
More information about the event, incl. draft agenda and invited speakers, you can find here
To learn more about the activities of DG MARE in the Black Sea, please visit:
To learn more about the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, please visit:   
Ms Olha Mostova
Project Manager
M +32 492 177 077
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