"Seafarers in Europe - Reality and Perspectives" booklet has been published! (31/03/2008).

The booklet with the results of the project has now been releashed! It is titled "Seafarers in Europe - Reality and Perspectives" (ISBN 978 - 960 - 87553 - 1- 4) and you can find it, in printed version at PEPEN's offices (102 - 104, Kolokotroni str. 18535 Piraeus, Greece).

You can also download the contents of the booklet by clicking on the following link:

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Completion of the 2nd focus group in Cyprus (17/12/2007).

On the 17th of December 2007 the Greek Masters and Mates Union with the collaboration of the University of Nottigham (Institute of Work, Health and Organisation and the Cyprus Shipping Council organised the second focus of the SEA project. The debate was about democracy, active citizenship, specificities, problems and perspectives of the marine profession. Attendants were representatives of Cyprus Master mariners’ association, masters and shipping companies.

Successful completion of the first focus groups in Piraeus (06/11/2007).

The first focus group, which was implemented in the framework of the SEA project, was held today in Piraeus. More than 30 participants, amongst them the president of the Panhellenic Seamens Federation and representatives of Maritime Unions, shared views on the topics of active european citizenship, intercultural dialogue, employment opportunities and threats and equality of sexes. The resutls of this focus group will be analysed and included in a booklet, which will be published at the end of the project.