2020 UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy and WESTMED Hackathons, 10-11 March, Barcelona. In relation to the latest developments on the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe, given the current instructions for precautionary measures and travel restrictions of our participants, and following consultations between the EU and the Jordanian Co-Presidency, it has been decided that the UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy, scheduled for the 10-11 March 2020 in Barcelona, will not take place. +INFO INPUTS RECEIVED FROM STAKEHOLDERS THROUGH THE ONLINE CONSULTATION ON BLUE ECONOMY (11/3/2020 - 25/3/2020). +INFO

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