MARLISCO meets in Brussels to take stock of progress made and look ahead to next steps

MARLISCO Progress meeting 1

Representatives of 19 partners of MARLISCO, advisory panel and the European Commission were brought together to take stock of the progress made and fine-tune the project’s next steps, at a meeting held in Brussels between the 5th and 6th of February 2014.

Key outcomes include: scoping study on ML, results of a stakeholder survey on perceptions and attitudes regarding ML, data-base of practices across the EU, a European Video Contest targeting youngsters which is now in its selection phase, national exhibitions and educational activities in 15 coastal countries.

During 2014, MARLISCO will finalise innovative educational material & tools in several languages and organise national webcasted events in 12 countries, that will bring together key stakeholders and the general public to consider how to address the current marine litter problems.