The European commission approve start of the new development program of "blue economy" in the region of the Western Mediterranean, covering a number of the economic centers: Barcelona, Marseille, Naples and Tunisia. Also the program will extend and on the most popular tourist directions: Balearic Islands, Sicily and Corsica.
This initiative will allow EU and to neighboring countries jointly to work over the whole complex of questions which on the one hand are urged to increase the economic potential and growth of workplaces, with another to increase safety on the sea and to protect an ecosystem and a biodiversity of the Mediterranean.
To participation in the program are invited not only members of EU, but also five southern partner countries: Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.
The initiative will be financed at the expense of existing international, European, national and regional funds and will allow to involve financing of the interested private investors.