Events

Past events
Jun
21

Fish Passage 2021

Dates: 21 - 24 June 2021

The annual Fish Passage Conference brings together experts and practitioners from around the globe to focus on the future of river connectivity, discussing cutting-edge research and showcases on fish passage. The theme of this year’s four-day webinar is Global Solutions for River Connectivity Issues. In order to enable people from all continents to take part, there will be a 2.5 hour session each day.  

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Jun
22

GFCM Scientific Advisory Committee on Fisheries

Dates: 22 - 25 June 2021

Agenda GFCM SAC22 2021The 22nd session of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Fisheries (SAC) under the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), will be held online via Zoom. Among other things on the agenda, there will be updates on the research programmes on European eel, red coral and blue crabs.  

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Jun
22

NGO Strategy Meeting on European eel

Dates: 22 June 2021

Time: 09.30–12.30 CEST This meeting will be held online on the Zoom platform.

Jun
25

OSPAR Ministerial Meeting

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Dates: 25 June 2021

On 25 June 2021, OSPAR will hold a ministerial meeting hosted by the Government of Portugal in Lisbon. The meeting had originally been planned for June 2020 but was postponed in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the on-going uncertainty around COVID-19, the arrangements for the meeting will be kept under review. The meeting will look back at OSPAR's 2010-2020 strategy and celebrate successes. It will also look to the future with the launch of a new 2020-2030 strategy and work towards what still needs to be done to achieve OSPAR's vision of "a clean, healthy North-East Atlantic, used sustainably".  

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Jul
01

Our Ocean Conference 2021

Dates: 01 - 02 July 2021

The date is tentative due to the pandemic. The seventh Our Ocean Conference will draw partners globally to identify solutions to sustainably manage marine resources, increase the ocean’s resilience to climate change and safeguard its health for generations to come. This meeting was originally scheduled to take place in December 2020 in Palau. It has been postponed, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The six areas originally selected for the focus of the conference are as follows: climate change, marine pollution, marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, sustainable blue economy, and maritime security. The sixth Our Ocean Conference took place in Oslo, Norway, from 23-24 October 2019.  A SDG Knowledge Hub Summary is available here. Summaries for previous years are also available for: 2017,  20162015 and 2014. Website

Aug
07

Västerhavsveckan

Location: Sweden

Dates: 07 - 15 August 2021

The West Coast Maritime Week is an initiative from Region Västra Götaland in Sweden to increase awareness of our marine environment and the sustainable use of its resources. During the Week, hundreds of activities will be taking place along the Swedish West Coast, from Ängelholm in the south to Strömstad in the north.

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Aug
28

Baltic Sea Parliamentary Youth Forum

Dates: 28 August 2021

Decision-makers of today meet region builders of tomorrow to discuss sustainability in the Baltic Sea region. Aimed at Baltic residents between 16 and 30 years old. Register before 30 April!

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Sep
03

Biennial IWC Meeting 2021 (IWC68)

Dates: 03 - 10 September 2021

The Government of Slovenia has generously invited the International Whaling Commission to return to Portorož for its next meeting in 2021. The venue will be the Grand Hotel Bernardin and Conference Centre in Portorož, Slovenia
 

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Sep
06

ICES Annual Science Conference 2021

Location: Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates: 06 - 09 September 2021

Sep
07

Joint EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Working Group on Eels (WGEEL-1)

Dates: 07 - 10 September 2021