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Published the 4 March 2015

The Seascape character assessment for the Dover Strait

The full report of the Seascape character assessment study for the Dover Strait is now available in English and French on the NOSTRA project website.

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Published the 19 November 2014

BRIT XIV conference: the strait, source of innovation

For the first time, the international BRIT (Border Regions In Transition) conference devoted a special session to straits. At this event, the ESI was the voice of the European straits.

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Published the 28 October 2014

NOSTRA project comes to an end – the European Straits Initiative takes over!

On 22 October in Brussels, the European Straits Initiative presented the results of NOSTRA project and reaffirmed the political commitment of an enlarged partnership

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Published the 21 July 2014

European Maritime Days 2014: the Strait of Dover takes pride of place

The only EMD labelled event in France, the territorial meeting of the NOSTRA project prompted exchanges on projects for the Strait of Dover and the challenges it faces.

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Published the 8 January 2014

The Strait of Dover in English Channel Area Meetings (Rouen, 21 November and London, 6 December 2013)

The strait’s particularities had been developed at the time of the final conference of the CAMIS project and in a meeting on maritime pollution in the English Channel.

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Published the 12 November 2013

The local communities bordering the straits make themselves heard at the International Marine Protected Areas Congress

Concrete responses have been provided to protecting the marine environment on an international (PSSA) and local level (EGCT), while also avoiding them being put in a glass case.

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Published the 17 October 2013

The European straits on the 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress agenda (Marseille, 21-25 October 2013)

Three workshops will address issues surrounding the straits of Europe on the mornings of 24 and 25 October from 10 am. Share the news and make sure everybody comes along!

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Published the 12 May 2013

4th Channel Forum: Kent and Pas-de-Calais in favour of bolstering Franco-British cooperation in the Channel Region

The integrated maritime strategy in the Channel Region, the declaration on maritime security, presentation of the strategic themes and new cooperation resulting therefrom.

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Published the 25 January 2013

The European Straits Initiative drew an interim report in Sardinia, La Maddalena, 3 October 2012

Two years after the Initiative was launched, the partners welcome the progress achieved (in terms of visibility, cooperation) and set new objectives.

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Published the 10 January 2013

The Dover Strait invited to the 3rd CAMIS Cross-Channel Forum (Southampton, 20 September 2012)

ESI presented its objectives and succeeded in having the specificities of Dover Strait recognised in the Integrated Maritime Strategy for the Channel

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