3rd EU DG MARE Workshop on key principles of maritime spatial planning

S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal, 2-3th July 2009

Organised in close cooperation with the University of the Azores and OSPAR and supported by the Regional government of the Azores as well as other European Regional Sea Conventions.

Key principles discussed:
  • Cross-border cooperation (in eco-region)
  • Incorporating monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong data and knowledge base
  • Coordination within Member States - simplifying decision processes
  • Developing MSP in a transparent manner
  • Interrelations between Maritime Spatial Planning and the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive.

BaltSeaPlan information has been distributed during the meeting.

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