Last modified: January 11, 2018

Public consultation on Reducing marine litter: action on single use plastics and fishing gear

The European Commission has published a stakeholder survey “Reducing marine litter: actions on single use plastics and abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear” as part of the follow up to the EU Strategy on Plastics scheduled for adoption in January 2018.

Plastics are an important material in the economy and present in many aspects of our daily lives, but they also have relatively low rates of reuse and recycling and are prone to littering.

The European Commission Action Plan for a Circular Economy (2015) therefore identified plastics as one of 5 priority areas. A Communication outlining the strategy for plastics is currently under preparation and scheduled for adoption in January 2018. Rising amounts of plastic waste and marine litter are among the key problems that the strategy seeks to address.

The consultation consists of different parts, of which one is directed at the general public and the two others at audiences with some expert knowledge or interest for single use plastic and fishing gear respectively. The consultation is open until 12 February.

 


Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on: raising the awareness about the key elements of the
Annex 3 to the Project Implementation Manual, Procurement rules for each Partner Country
TESIM – Technical Support to the Implementation and Management of ENI CBC programmes with the support of the Managing
Communication and Visibility
Communication and Visibility Manual for Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is a document addressed bo
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:
● raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
● strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
● clarifying project proposal financial requirements
● raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
● clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
Training for Beneficiaries from the 1st Call for proposals
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2018 European Maritime Day conference
The European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, the Bulgarian EU Presidency and the Municipality of Burgas are happy to invite you to European Maritime Day 2018. The conference will take place on 31 May and 1 June 2018 in Burgas, Bulgaria.
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