BLUE GROWTH COMMUNITY ASSEMBLY and ADVISORY BOARD
In order to reduce the environmental impact of this meeting, a minimum of paper documents will be printed/distributed during the event. You are invited to make your own printings prior to the event according to your specific needs.
In order for us to strengthen the Blue Growth community links and animate our live debates, please provide your Linkedin, Facebook and/or Twitter account.
As a participant of our Assembly the 4th February, you have the opportunity to join our panels on the 7 key policy recommendations included in the Blue Growth Policy Paper
If your answer is Yes, please choose which of these Panels are of your interest (multiple choice is possible):
Recommendation 1: Promote a new paradigm for Blue Economy based on SUSTAINABILITY, developing a long-term vision and strategy and delivering concrete solutions to overcome environmental impacts
Recommendation 2: Exploit SYNERGIES amongst Blue Economy sectors and promote establishment of permanent CLUSTERS as strategic assets for sustainable Blue Growth
Recommendation 3: Strengthen and enhance COOPERATION among all Mediterranean countries (EU and non-EU) ensuring data sharing, knowledge exchange, technology transfer, industrial cooperation, mobility of experts and professionals, with a shared environmental sustainability responsibility
Recommendation 4: Achieve HARMONIZATION of national legislations, rules and procedures to ensure exchanges of data and technology and easier mobility of people and products
Recommendation 5: Accelerate COASTAL AND MARITIME PLANNING (ICZM AND MSP) and use them as a tools to promote sustainable Blue Economy, overcoming barriers and conflicts among the sectors and exploiting potentials
Recommendation 6: Ensure RATIONAL use of FUNDS and DURABLE FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS to support all stages of Blue Economy development - from R&D to market - preventing loss of accumulated knowledge and prioritizing environmentally sustainable solutions.
Recommendation 7: Invest in EDUCATION AND AWARENESS-RAISING, creating opportunities to develop new Blue Skills at all educational levels, and bridge the gaps between sectors’ demands and labor skills.
Please describe in max 250 characters the main points of your contribution as a panellist (please note that the requested contribution must strictly deal with the chosen recommendation and answer the following indication: give evidence of related existing and/or expected policies in your region) - Please note that the organizers will contact you for further instructions for panellists.