21.03.2019, Gran Canaria
Interreg Atlantic Area Monitoring Committee meeting
The Monitoring Committee meeting was held in Las Palmas under the 2019 Spanish Presidency of the Programme
The Monitoring Committee of the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme was hosted by Canary Government in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, last 21st March. This meeting, held under the 2019 Spanish Presidency and chaired by the Ministerio de Hacienda, gathered the five Member States, European Commission, Managing Authority, Joint Secretariat and Observers to discuss the current state of play of the Programme and make decisions about the future steps to be taken towards a smooth implementation.
After the meeting, delegates had the opportunity to visit one of the partners of @BluePorts project, Autoridad Portuaria de Las Palmas, through a guided tour to Puerto de Las Palmas and learn more about the activities developped to improve port based services for the discharge and treatment of ships effluents.
This meeting was preceded by a Ceremony for the signature of the Second Call project contracts, to mark the funding of ERDF 46.7 million Euros allocated by the Programme to 27 cooperation projects that will improve regional competitiveness and the quality of life of citizens in the Atlantic regions.
Published on: 2019-03-27
This conference is focused on the benefits of territorial cooperation addressing its added value for Portugal
The project works to improve the energy efficiency of water networks in the Atlantic regions
The IVY initiative provides the opportunity for young volunteers to take part in European projects and support cooperation in the EU
The exchange included a visit to AtlaS.HW, a project dealing with sustainability of the Urban World Heritage Sites
IN.40 project organizes the International Forum Technologies 4.0 applicable to the Shipbuilding Sector
The project aims to improve the competitiveness of the naval sector
The one-day conference focuses on the opportunities to foster sustainability in the Atlantic Area
The event will bring together Europe’s maritime community for two days of networking and knowledge-sharing
The project studies the presence of nanoparticles in aquatic ecosystems in the Atlantic Area
Successful applicants will be able to test their ocean energy technologies in real-sea conditions
“Sailing into Wellness” was adressed as an innovative approach to tackle social change