Most current: 30/04/2012
The general director of Institutional Relations|Relationships and External Action|Share, Carmen Lliteras, and the president of the Commission of Environment of the Balearic Islands, José Carlos Caballero, they have attended this morning a meeting about policy|politics integrated into the Mediterranean, celebrated in|on the headquarters|see of the Department of Treasury and Public Administrations, in Madrid, with participation|shareholding of the director general of Competences|Competitions Coordination of the communities autonomous and the local entities, Jorge Parrondo, and the head|boss of the Unit of Surveillance Maritime and Mediterranean of the General Direction Mother of the European Commission, as well as the representande in European relations|relationships of the Spanish Mediterranean communities (besides the Balearic Islands, of Catalonia, Valencia, Múrcia and Andalusia).
Lliteras has qualified the meeting appraised|valued in the following terms. "In the Mediterranean integrated management|formality of the European Union, work has to be done in a double aspect|slope: of a band|side, in the promotion of the sustainability and, of the other one, from the point of view of facilitating the socieconòmic development, thinking already of the period 2014-2020, which is the one that is being prepared. He|She|It treats itself|himself|herself, therefore, of minimizing the negative repercussions and optimizing the efficiency and the results", he has affirmed. "From the Government of the Balearic Islands, we have reiterated the claim to palliate the problems derived from the insularity".
He|She|It has to remember that from the more than 450 terminals and ports, the Mediterranean accommodates 30% in volume of the maritime world trade. In spite of the economic crisis, is foreseen that the maritime traffic will continue increasing as a consequence of the needs of transport of passages, tourists and merchandise, the energy included.
Automatic translation. Sorry for the inconvenience