The European Commission’s Communication on Blue Growth

A joint position paper has been prepared and signed by 19 environmental NGOs as a reaction to the recent European Commission’s Communication on Blue Growth, which ‘drives forward the Commission’s Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) and launches a process which will place the blue economy firmly on the agenda of Member States, regions, enterprise and civil society.

The European Commission’s consultation on Challenges and Opportunities for Maritime and Coastal Tourism in the EU

In the period of 14.05.2012 to 06.08.2012, the European Commission launched a public consultation to gather views and additional information on the multiple challenges for coastal and maritime tourism.

The European Commission has been developing elements for a strategy for coastal and maritime tourism based on the implementation of the Communication “Europe, the world’s No. 1 tourist destination – a new political framework for tourism in Europe”