On 12 November Ukrainian National Hub of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea hosted a national workshop entitiled 'Blue economy strategy for the Black Sea: Ukrainian contribution' from 10:00 to 14:30 EET, with the support of the Black Sea Assistance Mechanism.
A sustainable blue economy is essential to achieving the objectives of the European Green Deal and ensuring a green and inclusive recovery from the pandemic, and therefore this online webinar's aim was to kickstart the elaboration of a blue economy action plan for Ukraine.
With speakers from the European Commission, the Ukrainian government and state agencies as well as national and regional stakeholder organisations, discussions covered a wide range of sectors' (e.g., environmental protection, transport, aquaculture) potential contributions to advancing these key goals for the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea at a national level in Ukraine.
Event recording: Click here
Below you will find a selection of the presentation slides used by speakers during the event.
Sustainable blue economy in the Black Sea The role of the CMA at regional and national level [Iglika Yakova, DG MARE, European Commission]
Black Sea Assistance Mechanism [Frédérick Herpers, BSAM]
Black Sea Virtual Knowledge Centre (Rositsa Stoeva, BSEC]
Science and Innovation as a key factor of the Black Sea cooperation [Oleksii Shkuratov, Deputy Minister for European Integration, Ministry of Education and Science, Ukraine]
Blue economy in the regional policy of Ukraine [Aksenia Kaya, Ministry of Regional Development, Ukraine]
Prevention of pollution from ships - a priority for the Ukrainian Sea Port’s environmental management system [Vladyslav Dolynskyi, Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority]