The ambassadors of the European Climate Pact are committed to promoting the Blue Economy by protecting the seas and oceans

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The members of the Pact have taken advantage of the Blue Zone Forum organized by the Cádiz Free Trade Zone to issue the Cádiz Declaration, with 13 proposals for the construction of a greener, healthier and fairer Spain and EU

The ambassadors gathered in Cádiz have called for action to act decisively in the face of the climate crisis and have highlighted the importance of promoting an industrial transition

The components of the Pact have a fundamental role in raising awareness of European environmental policies in Spain, both to citizens and to institutions, interested organizations and the media.

The ambassadors of the European Climate Pact have made clear this afternoon the importance that the Blue Economy is acquiring in our society and the relevant role of the province of Cádiz in the sector, with the meeting held at the Cádiz Congress Palace in the framework of the Blue Zone Forum that the Cádiz Free Zone is celebrating these days and that has turned Cádiz into the epicenter of the Blue Economy.

The members of the European Pact have issued what they have called the Cádiz Declaration, a document with 13 proposals for the construction of a greener, healthier and fairer Spain and European Union. In the document they have insisted on the need to promote a sustainable blue economy and promote the conservation of bodies of water, tides, oceans and coasts, as well as enhance the Blue Deal, guaranteeing access to water and promoting sustainable management of it. .

In line with the work being carried out by the Free Zone, the ambassadors who met today in Cádiz have emphasized the importance of promoting the industrial transition to a green and decarbonized economy, in addition to relocating strategic industries for Spain and the European Union .

In addition to promoting environmental education and awareness, another point that the signed document highlights is the relevance of digitalization, innovation and the use of technology to capture and integrate relevant data and make more informed decisions in environmental and economic planning.

The delegate of the Free Trade Zone, Fran González, attended the opening of the table of the Ambassadors of the European Climate Pact, whom he welcomed and showed his satisfaction and gratitude for having Cádiz and the Blue Zone Forum to hold your meeting.

Fran González has highlighted the importance of the manifesto that aims to raise awareness and give visibility to the work that is being carried out to move towards a green and blue economy. “For Zona Franca it is gratifying to confirm that we are working in the right direction, with our change in industrial model, towards a more sustainable industry committed to the environment,” he said.

And the statement made is exhaustive: Spanish coastal cities need urgent measures from an economic, social and environmental point of view. Likewise, it is important to ensure that the ecological and energy transition is carried out without leaving anyone behind.

The Free Trade Zone of Cádiz organizes the Blue Zone Forum for two days and within the framework of this meeting the Ambassadors' table of the European Climate Pact has been held as one of the parallel activities to the sessions of presentations, talks and workshops. experts.

The BZF is celebrated by Incubazul, the high-tech incubator of Economía Azul launched by the Cádiz Consortium. Incubazul has the support of the European Union, which co-finances it, through the Incyde Foundation, of the Spanish Chambers of Commerce, 80% by the FEDER within the Pluriregional Operational Program 2014-2020 within axis 3: Improve competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises and investment priority 3. Promotion of entrepreneurship, in particular, facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas, and promoting the creation of new companies, also through incubators.