ambiente, with its JV partners RACSE, Agenzia LAMA, Oikumena, is honoured to participate to the ‘Blueing the Black Sea Programme’, a regional initiative to tackle marine pollution in the Black Sea in support of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea.
The 2019 Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea, negotiated with the active support of the Permanent International Secretariat of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC PERMIS), has a new dynamic in the regional dialogue on sustainable Blue economy development and once more highlighted the need for effective preservation of the marine environment. In response to the ambitious political commitments under the Common Maritime Agenda by the six Black Sea littoral states and the Republic of Moldova (CMA countries), the World Bank has announced the deployment of the “Blueing the Black Sea Program” (BBSEA) aiming to catalyse blue economy investments for the Black Sea and strengthen regional dialogue and institutions. The first activities under this umbrella programme consists of an analytical work and a project.
The Joint Venture, headed by ambiente spa, will take care to develop the Pollution Diagnostic Black Sea report, a challenging and interesting assignment.
This morning 4 February 2021 The Permanent International Secretariat of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC PERMIS), the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of the Republic of Turkey, the World Bank Country Office in Turkey and the Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution organised the first Stakeholder Webinar “Towards a ‘Blueing the Black Sea Programme: a regional initiative to tackle marine pollution”
A specific goal of the workshop will be to understand if the identified gaps are relevant for Turkey and how they are current addressed, including what can be done better at national and regional levels with the help of the BBSEA.
Mr. Nicola Bertolini presented to the international stakeholders our operational methodological approach.
During the month of February, similar regional meetings will be scheduled with Georgia government , with Moldova government and with Ukraine government.