As a member of the Mediterranean Advisory Council (MEDAC), AKTEA participated to the Focus Group on Equal Opportunities.
During the meeting MEDAC secretariat presented its contribution on equal opportunities in the RPOA (Regional Plan of Action) for Small-Scale Fisheries, then the chair of the focus group, Iolanda Piedra Manes, presented the work that had been carried out during the session.
Members of the group agreed upon a next encounter during the next MEDAC meeting (30 of June and 1st of July, 2022) to organise their future activities.
AKTEA will participate at the end of June to MEDAC General Assembly and to the focus groups on socio-economic impact and Western Mediterranean. AKTEA will also attend the YIAFA/SSF Forum organised the first day of the MEDAC General Assembly.
Next meetings to participate
- June 3rd-4th, 2022: 7th congress of the Spanish network of women in the fisheries sector, La Palma.
- June 27th- July 1st, 2022: UN Oceans Conference, Lisbon. The Low Impact Fisheries in Europe (LIFE) and other organisations will organise a workshop “on the role of women as innovators and key agents of change in fisheries” where AKTEA will have a presentation.
- September 12th- 14th, 2022: AKTEA will attend the next 4th world small scale fisheries congress: Imagine the (Un)Imaginable held in Malta.