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Sea for Society


sea for society

Sea for Society aims to develop a Blue Society that embraces sustainable use of the sea

TITLE: Sea for Society
INSTRUMENT: Coordination and Support Action
TOTAL BUDGET: €4,893,284
DURATION: June 2012 - November 2014
COORDINATOR: Societe d'Exploitation du Centre National de la Mer, France
CONSORTIUM: 20 partners

The Sea for Society (SFS) project is a response to an ever increasing need to ensure sustainable management of marine ecosystem services whilst taking into consideration society’s need for progressive and thriving economic development.

The project aims to develop a new and ambitious vision for society that embraces the spirit of sustainability, well being and equity for humankind in harmony with the ocean, leading to the development of a ‘Blue Society’. The project has 20 partners and nine associated partners who will organise participatory activities for stakeholders and citizens to foster dialogue among scientists, economic stakeholders and civil society.


Project Coordinator

Nausicaà - National Sea Center

Cultural Services and International Cooperation
Boulevard Sainte Beuve - BP 189
62203 Boulogne-sur-Mer CEDEX

Telephone: +33 (0)3 21 30 99 93


The Sea for Society factsheet is available for download HERE

If you would like to know more about this project, visit the official Sea for Society website:


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