Blue New Deal Workshop in Wales Friday 8th July

(12pm-4:30pm), Swansea University, Swansea, Wales


This one-day workshop wants to bring together private, public and third-sector stakeholders representing coastal/marine issues in Wales (including fisheries, aquaculture, energy, tourism, coastal management), as well as stakeholders representing the interests of Welsh coastal communities (coastal partnerships, community groups, coastal local authorities, enterprise zones).

Talks will focus on what needs to happen to deliver a vision of good jobs and increased economic sustainability for coastal communities through a healthier marine environment; and will discuss how the Blue New Deal initiative can help strengthen existing efforts towards these goals. The output will feed into a nationwide action plan, to be launched in autumn 2016.

About the Blue New Deal:

UK-wide initiative, led by NEF and working in collaboration with a range of stakeholders, to support good jobs, increased economic sustainability and resilience for coastal communities through a healthier coastal and marine environment. In 2015, NEF published a vision report, a website to showcase good practice, and hosted both a launch event, and a cross-party parliamentary briefing.

Visit the website to find out more.


If you have any questions, please contact Fernanda Balata.