Blue Growth and ocean governance in the EU and the Mediterranean: Innovation and nautical tourism

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20 April, 2017
Valletta, Malta

Blue growth is the long-term strategy to support sustainable growth in the maritime sector. The meeting will discuss the importance of innovation in the maritime sector and nautical tourism, which is regarded as a strategic ally of the blue growth agenda. International ocean governance refers to the applicable policies and activities with respect to the world's oceans. The aim of the meeting is to discuss the various aspects and the future direction of the Blue Growth Initiative and the development of the implementation of ocean governance in the EU and the Mediterranean. The meeting will also revolve around the importance of innovation for the sector’s competitiveness. A ministerial declaration shall be endorsed covering the thematic issues mentioned above.

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