Regional Stakeholder Workshop Ankara, Turkey: Towards a good environmental status of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Basins

PERSEUS organises the third of a five Regional Stakeholder Workshop series in Ankara, Turkey on 9th and 10th of September 2015.
The workshop “Towards a Good Environmental Status of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Basins”, at informing about the PERSEUS project and providing a close interaction with regional authorities and scientists. Among its goals is to create a platform for the establishment of effective regional cooperation in management of the marine ecosystem, within the PERSEUS initiation of promoting Marine Strategy Framework Directive’s (MSFD) principles in non-EU countries under the EcAp approach.

The workshop has three key objectives:

• To address environmental pressures and impacts in the Marmara, Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea and discuss PERSEUS’ contribution
• To present and discuss PERSEUS project tools and outcomes
• To present national on going projects relevant to MSFD

The workshop will take place at Middle East Technical University, Cultural and Convention Center Room “F”, in Ankara, Turkey. 

Participation to the workshop is by invitation only. The registration process is now open until 7-09-2015. Please register here

For any further information on the workshop, you can contact:

Prof Ahmet Kıdeyş and Dr. Hasan Örek,  Middle East Technical University Institute of Marine SciencesErdemli, Mersin Tel: +90 324 5212406; e-mail:

Mrs. Daniela Vasile, National Institute of Marine Geology and GeoEcology GEOECOMAR, Tel:+ 40 21 252.23.94;