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The Transatlantic MPA Partnership: fostering twinning relationships across the Atlantic Ocean

This article is reproduced, with kind permission, from MPA news Vol. 19, No. 4, February 2018 (editor: John Davis). To promote cooperation among managers of MPAs in countries and territories surrounding the Atlantic Ocean, the European Union set up the Transatlantic MPA Partnership in 2016. Centered on a new concept of Atlanticism that includes Africa […]

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Project video now online

We have produced a video (13 minutes) about the project, featuring interviews with the twinning partners, project team and EU officials. Translated versions will soon be available and a shorter (2-3 minutes) edit is also in production.

30 Jan 2018 - Brussels, Belgium - Final conference of the Transatlantic MPA Network. © Bernal Revert/ BR&U

Final conference shows strong interest in continuing the partnership

The final conference of the Transatlantic MPA partnership project, held in Brussels on 30-31 January, was opened by Ms Hilde Hardeman, director and Head of Service for the European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments, which funds the project through its Partnership Instrument. She emphasised the need to work together to manage the shared resource […]