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Press Release - Water and Marine Strategy directives on the table
27.11.2012, 08:52 (CET)
Aiming to formulate the strategy directives on waters and seas,  the Water Development Department and the Department of Fisheries and Marine Research of the Republic of Cyprus are organising an Informal Meeting of EU Water and Marine Directors. The meeting will take place in Lemesos (Limassol), on November 28-29, in the framework of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The Informal Meeting of EU Water and Marine Directors is organised every six months by the Member State holding the EU Presidency. The meeting will bring together the Water and Marine Directors of the European Union Member States, Candidate Countries and European Free Trade Association Countries (EFTA), as well as representatives of the European Commission.

The primary objective is to formulate and guide the Common Implementation Strategy of the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (2008/56/EC), as well as to discuss various European and international issues related to water and marine strategy.

Advisor, Communications Officer
Nikos Georgiades

Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environment
Environment
Email: Ngeorgiades@moa.gov.cy
Telephone: +357 22408324

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