Commissioner Sinkevičius visits Norway to discuss the Arctic, sustainable use of the ocean and fisheries

Daily News 06 / 05 / 2022

Economy - published on 10 May 2022

Source: European Commission Spokesperson’s Service

Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, will be visiting Norway on Monday and Tuesday next week. He will meet his counterpart the Minister of
Fisheries and Ocean Policy Skjæran and will be speaking at several events. Starting with the Arctic University of Norway, he will present the EU Strategy for the Arctic and talk to researchers,
after which he will visit Kongsberg satellite services (KSAT) to experience maritime and environmental monitoring, visit the marine protected area Rystraumen and the Norwegian Institute of Food,
Fisheries and Aquaculture Research (Nofima). Commission Sinkevičius will have a working lunch with the mayor of Tromsø Gunnar Wilhelmsen on Monday and a meeting with the Arctic
Mayors’ Forum on Tuesday. He will conclude his visit with a speech at the Arctic University of Norway on sustainable use of the ocean coping with climate change and biodiversity challenges.

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