Manuel CIRA is Head of Strategic Advice and International Partnerships, Nausicaa, France.
He holds degrees in law, languages, communication and a European Certificate of Cultural Projects.
With Nausicaa since the opening in 1991, Manuel started the cultural and educational activities.
He is Director of the World Ocean Network, coordinator of EU funded projects such as DG Research Science in Society funded projetcs "Oceanics" and "Sea for Society" MMLAP, and cross-border projects (UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, France).
Manuel is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Global Forum on Oceans, Coasts and Islands