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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 18 November 2014

Baltic Sea subregions call on the EU to pay specific attention to the straits of the region

The Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation conference recognised the importance of Baltic Sea Straits in its annual resolution. A major step towards recognition by Europe.

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Fehmarnbelt days : créer des connections

Published the 18 November 2014

Fehmarnbelt days 2014: the strait is a "creator of connections"

For the second edition of the Fehmarnbelt Days, the opportunities created by the construction of the tunnel were highlighted, for young people in particular.

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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 18 July 2014

The Baltic Sea Commission General Assembly in Luleå, Sweden 7-8. May 2014

The meeting was an opportunity to bring the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission and the European Straits Initiative closer and to show the importance of straits issues in the area.

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Published the 6 May 2014

For recognition of the straits in the EU strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region

The European Straits Initiative has responded to the European consultation on the Adriatic and Ionian macro-regional strategy on behalf of the straits of Messina and Otranto.

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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 6 January 2014

The French Transfrontier Operational Mission’s website given an overhaul: focus on issues regarding straits

The website in particular showcases cross-border maritime co-operation and sets out sound lines of arguments in favour of the specificities of European straits being recognised.

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Published the 18 October 2013

Open Days: Baltic Sea straits in favour of a green and competitive maritime transportation (Brussels, 9 October 2013)

Three straits in the Baltic Sea part of the initiative have proved their determination to use clean and competitive ships and multimodal transport systems.

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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 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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