Second MARLISCO Steering Group meeting in Brussels on June 2013

The second MARLISCO, MARine Litter in Europe Seas: Social AwarenesS and CO-responsibility, Steering Group meeting will be held in Brussells, at the Region of Abruzzo headquarters, on 18 and 19 of June 2013.

Besides of the Province of Teramo representatives, various subjects of the MARLISCO consortium will be attending the meeting, such as Work Packages Leaders and Regional Node Leaders, responsible for the MARLISCO project activities, Advisory Panel members and other experts coming from prestigious institutions, such as EC G Environment, HELCOM, OSPAR, Black Sea Commission, and other consultants from 15 European Countries part of the MARLISCO Consortium.

The MARLISCO Project is promoted and coordinated by the Province of Teramo and is funded within the Seventh European Framework of Research and Development pro the period June 2012- May 2015. It intends to sensitize public opinion about marine pollution consequences and to promote co-responsibility among the stakeholders, thus in order to get a sustainable management of marine litter in European seas. MARLISCO specifically aims at evaluating the mechanisms that allow society to understand litter impact on marine environment and at identifying actions which are able to slash it – actions which may be locally implemented and with a regional relevance.

Some planning activities are the following: national level conferences and panel discussions in 12 Countries, including industrial and scientific sectors and Public Bodies, a European video contest for students, educational activities for younger people and civil society awareness cultural events.


MARLISCO is planning to use multimedia methods to get the widest audience possible and the more effective way. Furthermore, it is evaluating and developing actions which may be incisive in various contexts through a better integration among stakeholders, researchers and civil society.



Doriana Calilli
MARLISCO Project Coordinator
Provincia di Teramo
tel. 0039 0861 331407
mob. 0039 366 5670917



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