On Tuesday 30 November (10:00 - 15:30 EET), the Bulgarian National Hub of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea hosted a national stakeholders event entitled 'Sustainable Blue Economy - Trends and Prospects for Bulgaria', with the support of the Black Sea Assistance Mechanism.
During this hybrid event, an exciting line-up of speakers from key international institutions, Bulgarian goverment ministries, local goverment bodies and academia addressed this topic from their wide-ranging respective areas of expertise and responsibilty.
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Session 1 - Transition to a sustainable blue economy - trends, challenges, and opportunities
Patrizia Busolini [DG Maritime Affaires and Fisheries, EC]
Eolina Milova [World Bank]
Wendy Bonne [DG Research and Innovation, EC]
Rositsa Stoeva [Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization]
Session 2 - The Bulgarian Blue Economy - Potential and Prospects
Angel Gyorev [General Directorate "Strategic Planning and Regional Development Programs", Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works]
Dian Dimov [Port of Burgas]
Naiden Prahov [Centre for Underwater Archeology, Ministry of Culture]