The Marine Economy: A key component of the EU Integrated Strategy for the Atlantic Area
Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co Dublin.
Tuesday 7th February 2012.
The Atlantic Area Conference "The Marine Economy’ – a key component of the EU Integrated Strategy for the Atlantic Area”, hosted by the Border, Midland and Western Regional Assembly on 7th February 2012, will provide a unique opportunity to inform the various stakeholder groups on the European Union Strategy for the Atlantic (EUSA) which was officially launched in Lisbon (Portugal) on 28th November 2011.
Keynote speakers will include: Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine; Mr. Matthew King, Head of Unit, Maritime Policy for the Atlantic Space, DG MARE, European Commission. Other speakers will include representatives from the Atlantic Area Programme Managing Authority, the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR), the Marine Institute and a selection of Atlantic Area approved marine projects.
Presentations will outline the aims and objectives of the Atlantic Strategy as a mechanism to support growth and job creation through the sustainable development of our shared Atlantic marine resources.
For further details on the European Union Strategy for the Atlantic (EUSA), see the European Comission Maritime Affairs website and the news story "Ireland welcomes the European Union Strategy" on the Marine Institute website.
Participation is free, but intending participations should register with the Conference organisers.
The Atlantic Area Conference Programme 2012 can be download here.
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