CIESM was ‘officially’ born one hundred years ago, one of the very first intergovernmental organisations in the world. To mark this important Anniversary, an emblematic stamp has been released by the Postal Office of Monaco, the country hosting the seat of our Commission.

It was in November 1919 that the Constitutive Assembly of CIESM gathered with great pomp in Madrid at the Senate, under the presidency of the King of Spain, Alfonso XIII.

Years have passed ... the number of Member States has grown from seven at the origin to 23 today.

Intl. CIESM Congress
      7 - 11 Oct 2019

Our 42nd International Congress in Portugal is fast approaching.
It will focus on common issues and challenges facing the Atlantic and Mediterranean worlds.

Marine mammals & co now under UN watch
Satellite monitoring of Mediterranean salinity
East. West Intl. Conference
Sochi, Russian Federation
CIESM recommendations on submarine canyons
CIESM Charter on ABS and intellectual property of marine resources
Restoring Medit. Fish stocks
Marine Peace Parks in the Medbroad lines of CIESM proposal and full Monograph
Acid a bad trip for marine species
Some like it hot – or how Mediterranean marine species face global warming

NEW! Engaging marine scientists and fishers to share knowledge and perceptions
No 50 of our CIESM Series - a richly illustrated 218 pages volume - opens original perspectives on the lessons to gain on all sides by forging new alliances between marine researchers and fishermen. A must read.
CIESM Atlas on Exotic Seaweeds
Explore some of the 118 exotic species of the volume
CIESM Workshop Monographs  
   n°50    Contrasting perceptions of fishing & research worlds
   n°49    Bacterial Pathogens
   n°48    Marine Connectivity
   n°47    Submarine canyon dynamics
  Visit our full collection of 50 volumes


Views of previous Congress (2016)
Our 41th Congress was held in Kiel at the kind invitation of the German Government
see reports, photos & videos

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