Marine Litter: EU actions for the future of our Oceans

Marine Litter: EU actions for the future of our Oceans 

13 October 2020 

15.00 to 17.00 

Marine litter is now widely acknowledged as one of the major threats we must overcome for our seas and oceans. Over the last few years, a great variety of initiatives and projects have been developed across the word to find solutions to save our marine ecosystem from this peril. 

During the last mandate, our Intergroup worked hard to raise awareness of this challenge and potential solutions that the maritime community is working on developing. We supported the organisation of the Ocean Plastic Lab Exhibition in April 2018. We organised multiple conferences and workshops that were a great opportunity for members to engage with the European Commission, the research community and all relevant stakeholders to identify potential EU initiative that would contribute to put an end to marine litter. 

Our Intergroup wants to pursue its efforts in contributing to the fight against marine litter, it is therefore with a great pleasure that we invite the CleanAtlantic project to present the outcomes of its work. 

The partners of the CleanAltantic project have been working together for 3 years in order to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Atlantic by improving capabilities to monitor, prevent and remove marine litter. This event will be a great opportunity to learn more about the achievements of the project and exchange views on potential next steps to be taken at the Altantic and European level. 

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Event Properties

Event Date 13-10-2020 15:00
Event End Date 13-10-2020 16:45
Location Online
Categories Conférence 2019-2024,Atlantic,Biodiversity and Ocean Literacy
Attachment Agenda_Marine Litter-EU Actions for the Future of our Oceans.pdf

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