News

24-25.03.2021

MOSES hosts the 5th International Symposium on the Oceans in National Income Accounts

How can international ocean economy statistics and the use of this information by policy makers be improved?

MOSES project is hosting on the next 24-25 March the 5th International Symposium on the Oceans in National Income Accounts.

As well as showcasing the work of MOSES the 2 day symposium will involve representatives from government, industry, academia and international organisations involved in ocean economy accounting and statistics (including DG Marine Affairs, NOAA in the US and the OECD in Paris). These experts will share their national and international perspectives on progress made in measuring the ocean economy.

On the agenda is the discussion of ways in which international ocean economy statistics can be improved through satellite and natural capital accounting approaches as well as examining how the usage of such information by policy makers can be improved. The following topics will also be adressed:

  • The big challenges - Why we need improved ocean economy statistics
  • Revised national standards for ocean and related industry classification
  • Satellite accounting of ocean economic activities
  • Tools for improved usage of ocean economy statistics
  • Pathways to a sustainable ocean economy
  • Developing marine ecosystem income accounts
  • Issues for inclusion of marine ecosystem service benefit values in ocean accounts

Having in mind that the impact of current and potential human activities on marine and coastal ecosystems is a key determinant of ocean health and of the benefits received through ecosystem goods and services, MOSES aims to examine the Blue Growth path for sustainable development, the environmental pressures and impacts on the major sectors operating in the Atlantic Area. Lead by the National University of Ireland, Galway, the consortium has 8 partners from 5 countries and a total budget of 2.2M€.

More information about the symposium here

Source: MOSES project

Published on: 2021-02-19


How does Interreg Atlantic Area contributes for the energy transition and decarbonisation of Europe?

09.07.2021

Learn about two Interreg projects that use alternative fuels as green hydrogen for cleaner vehicles

8th Atlantic Stakeholders Platform Conference 2021

16.08.2021

Call for Atlantic maritime projects: the Atlantic Project Awards 2021 is open, apply until 7 September

SEAFUEL brings the first fuel cell vehicle to Tenerife

18.06.2021

The arrival of this vehicle in Tenerife will demonstrate the technological, social and economic viability of renewable fuels in transportation

How is the Interreg Atlantic Area contributing to the #EUGreenDeal?

08.06.2021

Learn here about the importance of cooperation and innovation for the seafood sector

Open survey to evaluate the communication of the programme

31.05.2021

Please share with us your opinion, experiences and suggestions until the 14th of June

The newspaper 'Jornal de Notícias' highlights the Atlantic Area investment of 52.3 M€ to enhance the heritage

18.04.2021

20 projects are supported to seek solutions to promote and protect the natural and cultural heritage

CLEANATLANTIC acknowledged on a resolution adopted by the EU Parliament

29.03.2021

This project contributes to reinforcing the EU initiatives for the protection and improvement of the environmental status of the seas

Public Consultation: Atlantic Area Programme 2021-2027

15.03.2021 - 29.03.2021

You are invited to contribute and share your opinion with us on the strategy for the next programming period.

MOSES hosts the 5th International Symposium on the Oceans in National Income Accounts

24-25.03.2021

How can international ocean economy statistics and the use of this information by policy makers be improved?

AYCH publishes the book “Learning Through Entrepreneurship: A Creative Approach”

02.02.2021

This book highlights the impact of the project during the last 4 years on young people's entrepreneurial skills