On the occasion of the fith NORA conference in Middelburg in the beginning of November, Raquel Yotti, General Secretary of Research & Innovation of the Ministry of Science of Spain, submitted a video message to the NORA community. Spain currently holds the Presidency of the EU Council (July to December 2023). Two of its priority working areas are making progress in the ecological transition and strenghtening European unity. As representative of the Science Ministry, Mrs. Yotti emphasized the importance of international knowledge exchange in the field of oyster restoration and acknowledged NORA’s important role in achieving more cooperation across Europe. She illustrated this by highlighting NORA’s support in getting the Spanish Mar Menor project off the ground.
Raquel Yotti, General Secretary of Research & Innovation of the Ministry of Science of Spain