Atlantic Cities

A couple of weeks ago I attended the seminar Europe’s Cities Fit for Future, that provided an exchange arena about the reform of the Leipzig Charter promoted by the German presidency of the EU. The moderator, Dorothea Palenberg, was incredulous when she read “Atlantic Cities” in the list of questions. And, however, Europe has an… » read more

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In the framework of the Interreg Europe ecoRIS3 project on innovation as a boost for urban territorial development, the Atlantic Cities network will celebrate its General Assembly the 22nd of October in Cherbourg (France). Partners from all over Europe and the Mayors of the Atlantic Cities will share their views on innovation and its influence… » read more

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Marion Lobé-Elémé is a recently graduated from a master’s degree in Political science at the University of Rennes I. She did her end-of-course internship at Campus Mondial de la Mer being responsible for managing the international relations of the organization and informing about the EU regulation for the promotion of innovation. Marion has developed a… » read more

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Camilla Bertolini is a young academic researcher in marine ecology at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, currently doing her post doctoral studies. She has developed special interest in species which live on the seabed and in particular shellfish. Camilla also manages a website called The Holistic Fish where she provides information on ecology and… » read more

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Tracy Edwards is a British sailor known for being the first woman to command a female crew in the Ocean Race in 1989, for which she received the Yachtsman trophy, awarded to a woman for the first time. Tracy’s life is full of records and recognitions; during her teenage years she began to get involved… » read more

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Céline Liret is the scientific and cultural director, and the curator of Oceanopolis. This ocean discovery park located in Brest is both an aquarium and a centre for scientific and technical culture. This park is mainly focused on the sea environment and aims at developing the general public audience’s sensitivity towards a sustainable use of… » read more

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March 8, International Women’s Day, has become the day of the year to highlight what women do and review progress. Some workplaces have joined in celebrating this day, featuring heartening commitments to gender equality. But it is also frequent to see in the workplace the omission, forgetfulness or ignorance of what this day commemorates: the… » read more

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Eileen Crowley is the Manager of Research & Innovation at the National Maritime College of Ireland. She has worked for 16 years in local and regional government in the field of strategic planning and sustainable development. With a BA in European Development Studies and an MA in Town & Country Planning, she moved to the… » read more

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