The Black Sea Virtual Knowledge Centre

Project Implementation Period: 
August 2020 - August 2022
Specific Funding Programme: 

EMFF-IBA-BS-2019

About the Project: 

The Black Sea Virtual Knowledge Centre (BSVKC) is a project supported by the European Commission and managed by the Permanent International Secretariat of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC PERMIS). The objective of the BSVKC is to provide a centralized platform for information on the Blue Economy in the Black Sea and to improve synergies between stakeholders and Blue Economy related projects in the region.

The BSVKC aims to support sustainable Blue Economy in the region by contributing to the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda. The BSVKC will provide the necessary means to disseminate information, ensure synergies and raise awareness about opportunities in the Blue Economy sector. It also aims to support the work of the CMA Black Sea Steering Group, by providing regular updates on progress in the implementation of the CMA.

Engagement of stakeholders is one of the key priorities of this project and will be developed through the “Black Sea Blue Economy Community”, the “Online Help Desk” and stakeholders surveys. These interactive tools will support the identification of the needs of Black Sea maritime stakeholders, national and regional networks development, support exchange of information, projects ideas, cooperation opportunities and best practices.

Coordinator

Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization - BSEC