‘Delivering Sustainable Coasts’ – results of the SUSTAIN International Conference, Southport (UK)

By Maria Ferreira, Head of International Unit, Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC)

The SUSTAIN International Conference and the North West Regional Coastal Conference 2012 was attended by more than 100 participants in Southport, UK, on 18-19th September 2012. This sucesssful event organized by the Sefton Borough Council and the North West Coastal Forum presented a wealth of experiences and shared the findings and achievements of SUSTAIN.
Following the event Councillor Peter Dowd, Leader of Sefton Council, said: “It is excellent that Sefton played host to this prestigious conference which welcomed coastal experts from throughout the UK and Europe.”
At this occasion the 2012 North West Awards for Coastal Excellence have been also awarded. Learn more about it and view the presentations and videos from the Delivering Sustainable Coasts conference available online at http://www.sustain-eu.net/news/visits/sefton/sefton.htm