2nd EU BPC Workshop

Event posted by Kassia Rudd
EU Missions Event Listing
Thursday, 7 March 2024 - 9:00 to 16:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Brussels, Belgium

Join us for the next workshop of the EU Blue Parks Community, which will be held as a face-to-face event in Brussels on 7 March 2024, alongside the Mission Forum and the European Ocean Days. Please find the agenda attached to this page. 

This workshop, part of the EU Blue Parks Initiative under the EU Mission "Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030", aims to foster a comprehensive understanding of the effective management of EU Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), bringing together experts and stakeholders from across European sea-basins. 

The morning session will be exploring EU funded projects and Research & Innovation on effective marine management, showcasing EU funded projects on MPAs and Marine Ecosystems (LIFE and Horizon Europe). Then we will pivot to how EU Member States are pledging towards the 30x30 target. 

The afternoon will be dedicated to sharing case studies and good practices in effective marine protection, restoration and management illustrating Governance & community-led initiatives in the Mission Ocean as well as Innovation and good practices. Throughout the day, there will be opportunities to engage in discussions. 

Why join: 

This is the second event of the series of workshops of the EU Blue Parks Community, and we welcome you to become an active member. 

This event presents an important opportunity for community members to engage directly, share insights, and deepen their involvement. 

Be a part of this insightful event to contribute to and learn from discussions on research and policy developments focused on effectiveness of marine protection across Europe. 

Kindly pre-register HERE to join this in-person event.

Event Details:
Date: 7 March
Time: 09:00 - 16:30 CET
Place: The Square (Mont des Arts), Brussels
Mode: Physical attendance
Workshop theme: Effective management of EU marine protected areas