Date: 17-18 March 2014
Venue: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
In pursuance of enhanced cooperation among the EU’s Atlantic Member States and their Atlantic regions, with overall goal to generate Blue Growth, the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission is pleased to invite you to the Atlantic Action Plan Seminar related growth for Outermost regions of the EU and European territorial cooperation opportunities, which will take place on 17 and 18 March 2014 in Funchal, Madeira.
The seminar will open discussions on priorities related to the promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation as well as protecting, securing and developing the potential of the Atlantic marine and coastal environment within the geographical context of the Outermost Regions and with specific focus on European Territorial Cooperation. To act on defined priorities in the Atlantic Action Plan, the European Commission seeks to encourage interaction and cooperation of stakeholders and looks forward to having a fruitful debate that help to devise meaningful projects in the Atlantic area.