Maritime Spatial Planning in the Mediterranean, an occasion for Blue Growth Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport, viale dell'Arte 16, ROME 27th - 28th February 2017

Monday 27th February

14.00–14.30    Registration

14.30–14.35    Welcome address

Enrico Pujia, General director for Ports, Authorities supervision, Port facilities and Waterways transport, Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport


14.35–15.20    1st session Theme: "MSP: a strategic opportunity for Blue Growth in the Mediterranean (the sustainable use of Mediterranean resources for achieving human development and peace)", Chair: Pl. Minister Paola Imperiale – Italian MoFA Coordinator of Sea Affairs of International Interest

Sen. Simona Vicari, Undersecretary of State, Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport Yves-Henri Renhas, Secrétariat Général à la Mer, France

Diana Agosti, Head of Department for European policies, Presidency of the Council of Ministries of Italy

Maria Carmela Giarratano, General Director for the protection of the Natura and of the Sea, Italian Ministry of Environment


15.20-16.00 The two MSP projects in the Mediterranean Sea Valentina Mabilia, EC Commission- DG MARE

Pierpaolo Campostrini, CORILA, coordinator of SUPREME project Dominique Carval, SHOM, coordinator of the SIMWESTMED project


16.00–16.30    Coffee break


16.30–17.30    2nd session Theme: “Mediterranean Governance: strategies and programs”, Chair Piercarlo Di Domenico, Ufficio di Gabinetto del Ministro Infrastrutture e Trasporti

Enrico Brugoli, CNR, The BLUEMED Initiative

Željka Škaričić, UNEP – MAP, MSP and protection of the Mediterranean Sea Fabio Massa, GFCM - FAO, MSP and fishery in the Mediterranean Sea Eleonora Iacovoni , MIPAAF & Francesco Benevolo, RAM, The EUSAIR strategy Michele Colavito, AGT, The Interreg MED program


17.30–18.30    3rd session Theme: “Towards the Blue Growth in the Mediterranean Sea”, Chair Emilio Fortunato Campana, CNR, Italian delegate in JPI Ocean Management Board

Guy Herrouin (Maritime Economical cluster "pôle mer Méditerranée", FR); Lucio Sabbadini (Italian Maritime Cluster, IT); Slavko Mezek (RRC KOPER, SL); Vesna Marohnić-Kuzmanović (CISD, HR)


18.30–18.40    Conclusions


Tuesday 28th February

8.30 - 11.00 SIMWESTMED Kick off meeting

11.45 Brunch

14.15 SUPREME Kick off meeting