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Training course for young professionals on blue growth in the Mediterranean

Friday, 22 September 2017

A 5-day professional course of interdisciplinary and interactive nature, where participants will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience from a wide range of experts from policy-making, research and private sector communities from across the Euro-Mediterranean region.


The objective of this training is to enhance the knowledge and capacity of young professionals on the concept and applications of blue growth initiatives in the Mediterranean Sea basin with a view to contributing to the creation of new and qualified “jobs of the sea”.

Topics covered

Blue growth policy framework
The role of the BlueMed initiative
Opportunities offered by blue growth to the Mediterranean countries
The environmental status of the Mediterranean Sea
Marine environment monitoring services
The ecological impact of fisheries in the Mediterranean
The use of seabed: risks and opportunities
Sustainable marine and coastal tourism/cultural heritage

Special focus: Smart maritime transport, logistics and ports

The multi-layered significance of the transport sector
Future ship powering options
The role of ports in transitioning to blue growth

And more.

Speakers and Instructors

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