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After a long joint preparation journey the Atlantic Area 2014-2020 is finally shaped! The Programme was designed over the last two years by the working group composed by Member State representatives from five countries (France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom), supported by the Managing Authority, the Joint Technical Secretariat and  ECORYS and Regio+ consultants respectively in charge of OP drafting and ex-ante evaluation. The new draft Programme will subsequently be submitted to the European Commission for approval. Atlantic Area 2014-2020 focuses on a limited number of challenges and needs, particularly those that can be best tackled through transnational cooperation to contribute to economic, social and territorial cohesion in the Atlantic region.


Aula aberta: Portugal e o Direito do mar


08.04.2015, Porto (Portugal) Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto. Aula aberta sob o tema "O limite exterior da plataforma continental e o caso das ilhas selvagens".

MAREN2 Final Conference - Marine Renewable Energy


5/7.05.2015, Cardiff (United Kingdom) MAREN2 project partners will presente the main achievements and results. Focus of the project is the hydro-environmental assessment of multi-platform Marine Renewable Energy applications with the main objective to speed up the exploitation of the renewable energy potential of the marine and coastal environment and protecting, securing and enhancing its sustainability.

Call for expression of interest to establish a list of experts in the field of Cohesion policy, regional and urban development


The Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy has launched a Call for expression of interest to establish a list of experts to provide technical advice and strategic guidance in the implementation of Cohesion policy interventions.

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