20 May 2013: European Maritime Day
Every year on May 20 “maritime Europe” is celebrated within the European Union to showcase the importance of the seas and oceans for everybody everyday life. Coastal development and sustainable maritime tourism are the focus themes of this year’s edition.
A conference will take place from 21 and 22 May in Valletta, Malta, with experts from all maritime sectors and from all over Europe.
They will discuss how to drive the tourism industry forward and maintain its position not only as a sector for sustainable growth, but also as a crucial driver for the wider economy and a key contributor to the EU’s Blue Growth agenda.
Find out more: https://emd2013.gov.mt/en/Pages/Home.aspx