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Marie Christine Monfort is the co-founder and president of the International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry (WSI), an organization dedicated to raising awareness of gender issues in all seafood-related industries: fishing, fish farming, processing, research, trading… Economist with a classic academic background (MSc International trade; MSc economy), started working in this field almost… » read more

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ATBRAND is a European project co-financed by the ERDF Funds through the INTERREG Atlantic Area IVB programme, born to promote transnational cooperation between the Atlantic regions. Lasted from the 01.01.2014 to the 30.06.2015, it was led by Dublin City Council in collaboration with Liverpool, Cardiff, La Rochelle, San Sebastián, Faro and the Conference of Atlantic… » read more

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To all Atlantic Mayors This year, the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities will celebrate its 18th anniversary. This symbolic coming of age implies that we have to assume our political responsibilities at European level in a more energetic way. The moment we live is crucial for the survival of cohesion policy, at least as we… » read more

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As president of the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities, a city network representing more than 300 local authorities, I do not feel identified with the proposals issued by the Commission on February 14th. The suggested cuts and reorganisation of the multiannual financial framework do not respond neither to the expectations of the EU territories, nor… » read more

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On 23 January, the President of the Conference of Cities of the Atlantic Arc, José Maria Costa met with Corina Cretu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy. The “Cities for Cooperation” platform (C4C, Cities for Cooperation) was presented to the Commissioner, as well as a document in favour of a positive renewal of the cohesion policy… » read more

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Since its creation in 2000 in Rennes (France), the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities (CAAC) has the will to endeavour as an interface between Europe and the rest of the world. Besides, CAAC declared in February 2017 that “the cooperation between our territories knows no disputes on physical or artificial borders. Our intention is to… » read more

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