IMG_2650ELIAMEP and the EU Institute for Security Studies organised a  workshop on maritime challenges for the EU on 6 and 7 June 2014. The workshop focused on the maritime security interests of the EU: threats such as piracy, the protection of the EU global supply chain, illegal migration and other illegal activities (transnational organised crime, unauthorised fishing and environmental pollution), terrorism, over-exploitation of energy resources, etc.). European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs & Fisheries Ms Maria Damanaki delivered the welcoming speech.

You can read the Commissioner’s speech here.

You can also find the programme, the list of participants and the report of the conference.