The Black Sea Green diplomacy virtual event was organised by the European External Action Service and European Commission on the 16 November 2020. The main focus was on Sustainability in The Black Sea Regional Cooperation: Advancing the Black Sea Synergy and The European Green Deal. Among other the conference presented projects supported by the EU in the Black Sea region, and discussions were linked to regional cooperation and the European Green Deal elements.
Urška Starc Peceny and Mamuka Berdzenishvili presented the project T4BS, lessons learned, and project plans in the Session on Sustainable Blue Economy, moderated by DG Mare and DG RTD. Along with other experts from regional projects (Facility for Blue Growth in the Black Sea, Black Sea Connect, and Ponto Caspian Rise and Demise – Pride) they explored how the regional dimension of cooperation on Blue Economy can facilitate and scale up the contribution to Green Deal objectives and resilient recovery process.
Common conclusions from the session: