Time to draw a line in the sand: a reflection for healthier Mediterranean coasts

Organized by PAP/RAC, this reflection will be held on this special occasion on the 27 September from 09 to 11 am. It will deal about two crucial and connected issues: coastal urbanisation and tourism in the prism of the post Covid era.

The objectives of the webinar are to present the latest development related to burning issues in the Mediterranean: coastal urbanisation and tourism in the context of changing climate; and to present pathways to promote sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean and to address multiple challenges in a (post-) covid era.

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Ocean literacy festival

Supported by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission, the EU4Ocean Coalition is organising its Mediterranean Ocean Literacy Festival, which will showcase ocean literacy initiatives and activities from all coasts and countries of the Mediterranean Sea.

This Mediterranean Ocean literacy festival will take place on Mediterranean Coast Day, September 25th, 2021, and is part of the wider EU4Ocean coalition Mediterranean Sea basin event (organised around September 24th and September 25th, 2021) which aims at bringing ocean literacy to everybody’s mind and actions in the Mediterranean Sea.

The National Convention of Coastal Studies organized at the Ferrara’s Fiere e Congressi

On the 24 of September, on the occasion of the Mediterranean Coast Day, the National Convention of Coastal Studies (CNSC) will be held at Ferrara’s  Fiere e Congressi, within the frame of the RemTechExpo2021 technology fair, in the sphere of events dedicated to the coastal and marine management and protection, coastal engineering and small ports.

The participation of the most competitive companies in the sector is expected, together with the representatives of the main authorities, including the ministries, the port authorities, the Regions and others.

The event will take place from 14:30 to 18:30

An Effective Law at the service of the Mediterranean Sea: stop plastic pollution and establish legal indicators

Organized by the International Center for Comparative Environmental Law (Centre international de droit comparé de l’environnement), the webinar entitled An Effective Law at the service of the Mediterranean Sea: stop plastic pollution and establish legal indicators will take place on the 25 of September from 17 to 19 (CEST).

2 days celebration in Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H)

In the framework of the Coastal Area Management Program (CAMP) B&H project a two-day activities will be organised for the celebration of the Coast Day 2021 on the 23 and 24th of September. The first day will be dedicated to capacity building of stakeholders by organising two training workshops dedicated to the sustainable development of tourism and in particular on how to link coastal and hinterland tourism in the area of Neum.

The afternoon oft he second day will be dedicated to the celebration with the general public and will include a number of interesting activities involving school kids, music, workshops, beach cleaning and alike.

Let's promote a sustainable tourism in Ghar El Melh

On the 30 of September, a workshop will be organized in Ghar El Melh, Tunisia, on the occasion of the Coast Day. It will be an occasion to present the action plan for a sustainable tourism developed in the framework of the MAVA project, but also to celebrate through multiple awareness raising activities the beauty of their coast.

The venue is still to be defined