Atlantic News

  • ASC Portuguese Presidency Message

  • Atlantic Success Stories

    enlightenedThe purpose of the Atlantic Action Plan 2.0 is to unlock the potential of the sustainable Blue Economy in the Atlantic area while preserving marine ecosystems and contributing to climate change adaptation and mitigation of environmental hazards.


  • New All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance political Declaration

    The EU signs landmark All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Declaration with 7 partner countries

    In Washington, D.C. on 13 July, the European Union, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Cabo Verde, Morocco, South Africa and the United States signed a new All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Declaration. It will continue the successful journey of ocean science diplomacy and set a common path forward for ocean research cooperation in the Atlantic, from Pole to Pole, for the next decade.

  • United Nations Ocean Conference 2022

    United Nations Ocean Conference 

    Save our Ocean, Protect our Future...

    The Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, came at a critical time as the world is seeking to address many of the deep-rooted problems of our societies laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic and which will require major structural transformations and common shared solutions that are anchored in the SDGs.

  • Mission Atlantic Review Meeting - Policy Session

    Mission Atlantic would like to invite you to a short policy presentation regarding  

  • Update of the EU maritime security strategy and its action plan

    The Commission would like to hear your views.

    We are happy to inform you that the public consultation regarding the update of the EU Maritime Security Strategy and its Action Plan has just been launched!

  • World Ocean Initiative

  • Only 6 days left for Interreg's call to close!!

    Only six days left before the deadline for the first call for project proposals. Go through the materials available on their website and finalise your project proposal before 31 May 2022 noon CEST / Paris time.

    More details HERE

  • The “Women in the Blue Economy” call for proposals is now open

    Today the European Commission has launched the “Women in the Blue Economy” call for proposals under the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund (EMFAF). With a EUR 2.5 million budget, the call will help increase the participation of women in the different sectors of the blue economy, such as fisheries, aquaculture, shipbuilding, maritime transport, offshore renewable energy, blue bioeconomy, as well as inland and offshore aquaculture. Up to 2 projects are expected to be funded, with an exceptional co-funding of 90%.

  • The EU Blue Economy report 2022

    In its fifth edition, the EU Blue Economy Report continues to analyse the scope and size of the Blue Economy in the European Union. It aims at providing support to policymakers and stakeholders in the quest for a sustainable development of oceans, coastal resources and, most notably, to the development and implementation of policies and initiatives under the European Green Deal in line with the new approach for a sustainable Blue Economy. Through its economic evidence, the Report also seeks to serve as a source of inspiration to investors.