The 2022 edition of the European Maritime Day, the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and outline joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy,took place in Ravenna on 19 and 20 May.

Codeway - Cooperation Development Expo, the first trade fair dedicated to international cooperation, will take place in Rome from 18th to 20th May

The event is conceived as a gathering opportunity between public actors, NGOs and companies in order to promote opportunities and solutions for tackling crucial new challenges that are essential for achieving Sustainable Development Goals.

The Pilot Action - Fishery within the framework of the Rebuild Project is now launching a Call for Local Experts aiming at making available a comprehensive traceability system for the supply chain in the fishery sector in order to ease the commercialization of fish at local and international markets. 

The call for the 2022 edition of the Summer School organized by the OGS is now open!

This year, the Summer School will focus on the Copernicus Marine Services as a supporting tool to foster Sustainable Blue Economy. The future of humanity depends on Ocean’s health and on our ability to monitor it. To make good decisions, the process from data to decision is fundamental, and Copernicus is one of the tools which can be used.

The Summer School will take place in Trieste, on 2-8 July 2022.

The project BlueSkills, led by the Italian National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics - OGS, was ranked 1st in the category "Skill Development and Circulation" and was also the overall winner of this edition of the WestMED Project Awards.

The project was presented by Dr. Mounir Ghribi, Director of International Cooperation of OGS.

The new edition of the WestMED Stakeholder Conference, organized under the Italian and Libyan Co-Presidency of the WestMED Initiative, will take place in Rome on 9 November 2021. The Conference, which will also be streamed online, will be structured around the notion of “Corridors to Sustainable Blue Development”.

The three sessions will focus on the main political developments on the Blue Economy in the region, including a discussion of project cooperation and funding, and will be organized as follows:

The Union for the Mediterranean is organizing a workshop on October 27, 28 and 29, 2021, titled ‘Increasing Awareness of Science Diplomacy in The Mediterranean’. The training, implemented by CREAF, a public research center dedicated to terrestrial ecology, land analysis and global change, will take place online, from 10:00 to 13:00 CEST.

The Platform for Mediterranean Research and Innovation, also known as Plumtri, is a platform for stakeholders in the Mediterranean region.

The platform, administered by the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST), provides users with the opportunity to connect and network with one another and gain access to relevant information on a multitude of R&I news, events, and funding opportunities.

The Union for the Mediterranean organizes the two-day training on October 21st and 22nd, 2021. The course “Linking academic research to industry” aims to re-examine the interaction between academia and industry, focusing on the importance of the alliances and networking between the industry and higher education institutions and research centres.