The project is co-funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) of the European Union
The project integrates the activities set for the 2018-2020 of the Western Mediterranean Forum for Higher Education, Research and Innovation (Dialogue 5+5) endorsed by all member countries (Algeria, France, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia) within the framework of the Work Plan of the Tunis Declaration approved during the inter-ministerial conference held in March 2017.
Partners from Italy, Spain and Tunisia with the support of local stakeholders will strive to develop education and training paths aiming at creating an advanced shared knowledge and common methodological ground on the key sectors of Blue Economy in the Mediterranean basin while fostering North-South and South-South cooperation among public and private stakeholders.
Advanced training for local authorities, municipality officers and representatives of the private sector, on marine spatial planning and its application for fisheries and aquaculture.
Venue: Trieste, Italy
Date: 23 – 25 September 2019
Registration Form - CLOSED
Training-of-trainers for researchers and scientists in the field of marine sciences on environmental monitoring techniques to manage the environmental impacts on fisheries and aquaculture.
Venue: Sfax, Tunisia
Dates: 21 – 26 October 2019
Deep Blue mobility program for young professionals in the marine and maritime field: researchers, post-graduated students, young scientists, engineers and entry-level high skilled professionals.
The activity aims at increasing capacity building for blue career development and fostering brain circulation across the Euro- Mediterranean Region by offering innovative training to 30 young professionals in the marine and maritime sectors through job shadowing.
Venue: Mediterranean area
Lead: UPM & OGS
Date: first semester 2020
Download the call for cadidates below.
This activity promotes the “Trieste System” a hub for science, business and society interactions in a wide geographical area such as North-East of Italy and Central Eastern Europe during the European Science Open Forum (ESOF Trieste 2020) to increase project visibility and create new opportunities for partnerships. The online formula is conceived as a consequence of the pandemic outbreak. All the participants are invited to take part to the online selected sessions based on the priorities set by the Western Mediterranean Forum - 5+5 Dialogue on Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
Advanced training for trainers on the effective management and sustainable development of fisheries resources and aquaculture.
Venue: Bizerte, Tunisia
Dates: to be confirmed