European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries

EU has ‘ambitious framework’ for marine protection

The European Union will be making more than 40 new commitments for the protection of our seas in the framework of the Our Ocean Conference, taking place in Athens through Wednesday. These commitments add up to some 3.5 billion euros, the bloc's highest contribution since the conference began a decade ago.

EU plans fresh initiatives for the protection of seas

More than 40 new commitments will be made this week by the European Union in Athens at the international Our Oceans Conference corresponding to €3.5 billion, according to Virginijus Sinkevicius, the European commissioner for the environment, oceans and fisheries, in an interview with Kathimerini.