The Healthy Oceans Productive Ecosystems (HOPE) Conference

03.03.14 - 04.03.14

The Healthy Oceans – Productive Ecosystems (HOPE) Conference will bring together all those working with or in relation to the European marine environment and will provide them with the opportunity to discuss progress made over the past 5 years, the problems that still remain and the solutions for improved coherence and better marine governance.

Five years ago, the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) was adopted with the aim of protecting and managing our seas and oceans in a sustainable way. The Directive sets an ambitious objective: to achieve and maintain the good environmental status of European seas and oceans by 2020.

The Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium.

(Update)
For a report on the Conference, click hereFor “The Hope Declaration”, click here

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