A New Era of Blue Enlightenment Event and Launch of the European Union – Brazil – South Africa Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Cooperation

Date
12/07/2017 - 14/07/2017

Commissioner Carlos Moedas will host this High-Level Ministerial and Scientific event joined by high-level government representatives from Brazil and South Africa, as well as from the European Union.

This event will celebrate the launch of the South Atlantic Flagship Initiative between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa, aiming to better understand and protect marine ecosystems and the link between oceans and climate. A Statement on Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Cooperation between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa is planned to be signed during the event, on 13 July. Among the cooperation areas included in the statement:

  • Climate and ecosystem approaches;
  • Earth and ocean observation and forecasting systems;
  • Food security, fisheries management and aquaculture; and
  • Ocean technology.

Further information on the event’s webpage 

Location
Champalimaud Fundation

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