Project Launch for NOSTRA

Tuesday 3 April 2012

“Maison du Département du Développement Local” of Wimille

The Network of STRAits (NOSTRA) project which was submitted to the programme authorities INTERREG IVC by the European Straits Initiative partners has been approved. On April 3, 2012 took place a conference launching the project in the « Maison départementale du Développement local du Boulonnais » (Wimille).

The Conseil Général of the Pas-de-Calais is the leader of this project that concerns eight Straits of Europe (Kvarken, Gulf of Finland, Fehmarn Belt, Strait of Otranto, Strait of Sicily, Strait of Bonifacio, Strait of Messina and the Strait of Dover) and one Romanian research institute are involved in the project.

Campus de la Mer

Roundtable about the cross-border governance

The “Campus de la Mer”, the “Agence des aires marines protégées” and the “Union Internationale pour la conservation de la nature” (UICN) took part in the roundtable about “the cross-border governance of the straits: a solution to preserve the biodiversity and the natural heritage.”
More information on the website of the Conseil Général of the Pas-de-Calais


Campus de la Mer
Centre Universitaire Capécure
Bassin napoléon - Quai Masset - B.P. 120
62327 Boulogne-sur-Mer cedex - France