Mediterranean Coast and Macro-regional Strategies Week 2022

Izola, Slovenia | 19 - 23 September 2022

The seventh edition of Mediterranean Coast and Macro-regional Strategies Week will after two years finally take place on site in Izola, Slovenia from 19 to 23 September 2022.

Traditionally, the event aims to raise awareness of the sea and coast and their natural resources and economic potential, as well as to introduce the risks to which the sea and coast are exposed to due to the natural phenomena and human actions. Organizers are promising numerous interesting activities. The event brings together politicians, decision-makers, experts, civil society and interested public from all levels - local, regional, national and international.

This year’s event under the slogan "Healthy sea for safer future" will strengthen the macro-regional cooperation in our common region, to underline that only with cooperation can there be common solutions and common future. The seventh Mediterranean Coast and Macro-regional Strategies Week will be held on-site in Izola, Slovenia. It will be traditionally held in the week leading to the Mediterranean Coast Day, September 25th that is widely celebrated in the Mediterranean countries. September 25th was chosen as the Mediterranean Coast Day to honor Slovenia as the first country in the Mediterranean region which ratified the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in 2009.