UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy, Naples

MENTOR participated actively in this important conference organized by the European Commission and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

George Triantafyllidis (MARINEM) presented MENTOR (Blue Career Centre of Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea – MENTOR) in Workshop 11: Blue mission in the Mediterranean region: promoting youth employability throughout developing skills and building capacities in the marine and maritime sectors.

It is important to note that three observers of the Blue Career Center also participated in the Workshop. Capt. Ahmed M. Youssef Taha from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (Egypt) and Prof. Walid Kamali from AL-Manar University of Tripoli (Lebanon), were among the five panelists and delivered presentations of their organizations and interesting information about blue careers in the region. Mr. Hesham A. Al-Hamran from the Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies which is also a MENTOR observer and Prof. Georgios Georgiou (MENTOR coordinator) have also attended Workshop 11.

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