Atlantic Forum in Bilbao: Opening Session


The opening session of the Atlantic Forum in Bilbao on November, 12th, was a clear occasion to perceive the political will around the Atlantic Strategy and the engagement raised by the Atlantic Forum:

VIDEOS of the adresses:

M. Guillermo Echenique, External Action Minister of the Basque government (in office)

Ms. Ségolene Royal, President of Poitou-Charentes Regional Council,

M. Andrés Hermida Trastoy, Director General for fishery resources at the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and the Environment,

Ms. Izaskun Bilbao, Member of the European Parliament,

M. Luis Pariza, Member of the Economic and Social Committee and rapporteur for the Atlantic Strategy

M. Matthew King, Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

M. Luis Cañada Vicinay, Chairman of the Basque Maritime Cluster (Foro Marítimo Vasco)

M. Jokin Díaz Arsuaga, Vice-regional minister for the Environment, Territorial Planning, Agriculture and Fisheries (in office) of the Basque government