July 20, 2021
On 4th July 2021, the ICBSS Research and Policy Development Manager and Project Leader of Black Sea Cruise Project, Ms. Georgia Chantzi, presented along with the project's Scientific Coordinator, Mr. Matteo Bocci, the project's activities at Blue Dobrogea (Dobrogea Albastră), Romanian television.
July 16, 2021
The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS), is glad to announce its participation as contributor to the Special Edition "Balkan Beats no. 35 – Intercultural Dialogue", that is issued by the Anna Lindh Foundation, with the article "Young Mediterranean Voices: an inspiration for the Black Sea region" by Athina Korovesi.
July 15, 2021
On the 12-13th of July 2021, the Horizon 2020-funded BRIDGE-BS project (Advancing Black Sea Research and Innovation to Co-Develop Blue Growth within Resilient Ecosystems) was officially kicked-off. During the 2nd day of the BRIDGE-BS project project Kick-off Meeting, at the session "Presentation of the Work packages", the ICBSS presented the WP8 Science-based policy making for Blue Growth, as being its leader.
July 14, 2021
The Georgian Chairmanship-in-Office got officially underway during the “Coordination Meeting of the BSEC Chairmanship-in-Office, the BSEC Committee of Senior Officials, BSEC Related Bodies and the BSEC PERMIS” held online on 12 July 2021.
July 8, 2021
The 16th edition of the BSEC Newsletter is now available online.
July 1, 2021
Within the framework of the Albanian Chairmanship-in-Office of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), BSEC PERMIS organised the Meeting of the BSEC Committee of the Senior Officials (CSO) and the 43th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs (CMFA) of the BSEC Member States, that were held online during the period 28 and 30 June 2021. The ICBSS was represented at the Meetings by the ICBSS Director General, Mr. Georgios Mitrakos.
July 1, 2021
The ICBSS invites you to the Plenary Opening of the Kick-off Meeting for the Horizon 2020-funded BRIDGE-BS (Advancing Black Sea Research and Innovation to Co-Develop Blue Growth within Resilient Ecosystems) Research and Innovation Action on 12 July 2021 at 13:00 CEST. The new ICBSS project involves 33 partners from the Black Sea countries, EU MS and regional organizations, coordinated by METU. ICBSS is the Lead Partner of WP8: Science-based policy making for Blue Growth.
May 19, 2021
The Regional Essay Competition for the Youth aims to raise awareness and motivate young people in the BSEC Member States to take action against the growing marine pollution challenge in the Black Sea. Apart from fostering a culture of eco-friendly behaviour and environmental consciousness in younger age groups, the initiative aspires to motivate the wider society to learn from its youngsters in adopting sustainable practices for reducing marine litter and marine pollution.
April 27, 2021
The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) co-organised together with the Balkan and Black Sea Commission (BBSC) of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) which holds the secretariat of the Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEArica) Intergroup, the online Conference entitled “Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Danube and the Black Sea region: views for building forward better”, on Thursday 22 April 2021.
April 27, 2021
The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) successfully hosted its 11th International Black Sea Symposium, on“A collective recovery for the Black Sea Region in the post-covid era”, on 20 April 2021.
April 26, 2021
An online panel discussion will take place on Tuesday 3 June, at 15.00 hours Istanbul time (+3GMT), in order to better publicize and present the BBSEA project, but also to exchange views on the overalladvancement of Blue Economy in the Black Sea region, on the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea (CMA) and on the necessity for more regional infrastructure investments in sectors envisaged by the various CMA goals, like marine pollution, energy, tourism and culture.
April 26, 2021
The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) is currently looking to recruit a Junior Project Manager with experience in maritime affairs and blue economy, to support the implementation of ICBSS’ new projects co-funded under ENI/2020/421-957 in the context of the Action “Support to the Implementation of the Eastern Partnership Multilateral Dimension, Northern Dimension and the Black Sea Synergy - BSEC PERMIS”.