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European Maritime Day in My Country 2020

European Maritime Day in My CountryIn parallel with the European Maritime Day (EMD) Conference in Cork on the 14 and 15 May 2020, a series of local EMD events, the 'EMD In My Country' events will take place all over Europe for the public at large.

During 2019, 145 events were organised in 23 different countries, attracting 25,000 participants, making a record in EMD history. Activities include beach-cleaning, guided tours of ports, workshops, conferences, seminars and exhibitions on maritime themes, eco-tours and walks in areas with significant maritime heritage (cultural, environmental), excursions by boat, visits to maritime museums or former ships, shipyards and port facilities.

For 2020 the focus will be on youth activities. Young ocean activists and youth organisations working for the promotion of sustainable oceans are encouraged to apply.

‘EMD in my Country’ 2020 will take place from April to June 2020. Read the call and submit your event to be part of European Maritime Day (EMD) in My Country 2020. Deadline for applications is 31 January 2020.

More information is available on the EMD website.