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Last July 2017, Mr José Maria Costa, President of the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities (CAAC), addressed a letter to the President of the French Republic, Mr Emmanuel Macron, about the Climate Change Summit that will be held next December 12 in Paris. Mr Costa praised this initiative and demonstrated the relevance of including a… » read more

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At “regulations” level Starting from the principle that “all is communication”, 500 pages of regulations are the first difficulty to convey the “structural” message. Language and titles are also important, above of all when working with different language and cultural contexts. Ex. Why do we call it “European fund for Maritime and Fisheries Affairs” instead… » read more

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Xavier Gizard, first Secretary General of the CAAC, called the Atlantic the “colporteur des Mondes” (Worlds’ Hawker). This metaphor hides many questions. Where does the Atlantic Arc begin and end? Which are its borders? Can we put limits to an ocean? The founding documents of the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities (CAAC) emphasize the need… » read more

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On 28 April, the city of Viana do Castelo organizes a seminar: EU maritime agenda: a territorial view in collaboration with European Committee of the Regions (CoR). During this event, working languages will be in English and in Portuguese. The event is a dialogue between Committee of the Regions Members, Sea representatives and citizens, which… » read more

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    When I explain that the Atlantic Cities are looking at the Sea, even those who are not in the coast; I am sure that the audience thinks of a sad lady waiting (and longing) for her lover to return from far away. However, sea affairs have evolved and now those women have taken… » read more

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