Practices

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25 MSP Practices

DEDUCE

This tool is aimed at validating essential methodological tools that foster the strategies of integrated coastal zone management. The assessment proposes a common methodological framework for calculating and reporting indicators, and to illustrate the usefulness of the coastal Indicators of Sustainable Development approach to develop ICZM.

Bluemed

Bluemed initiative fosters integration of knowledge and efforts to develop the Blue Growth in the Mediterranean and promotes joint actions on relevant research and innovation priorities.

Regional multilateral initiative, Bologna Charter 2012

The Bologna Charter 2012 is aimed at strengthening the role of the coastal administrations in the context of European policies and initiatives at the Mediterranean scale.

BALTSPACE

The Bow-tie approach comes from a risk assessment background.

Angel Borja, Michael Elliott, María C. Uyarra, Jacob Carstensen and Marianna Mea

This book provides a 2017 update on scientific findings regarding implementing the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), and its aim of achieving good environmental status in all European seas by 2020.

MESMA

The practice has the aim of ensuring consistency and quality in the handling and management of geospatial and other data and optimal alignment with EU common data standards.

Marine Policy Volume 83, September 2017, Pages 83-91

Many decisions need to be made during the course of an MSP process, but although the use of decision support tools can help planners make decisions in a more systematic and objective way, their use is not widespread.

MESMA

The MESMA Central Exchange application provides a framework to evaluate and monitor the management of spatially managed marine areas. Users can explore the analysis methods on the MESMA website.

GAP1

Active engagement of fisheries stakeholders through their participation in scientific research provides a way to help reduce tension and build collaborative working relationships that yield long-term benefits to resource management. 

16th session of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Spatial/Regional Planning (CEMAT)

The main objective of the Handbook is to contribute to improving knowledge of the basic theoretical and practical issues (including their legislative and institutional aspects) on public participation in spatial planning and spatial development in

Presentation by Lodewijk Abspoel

The intervision concept is an alternative method can be used to facilitate cooperative learning during workshops. It has been applied for at the European Maritime Day 2016 in Turku.

Coastgap

The “Joint Action Plan on Med coasts Adaptation to Climate Change” (JAP) can be defined as the operative tool of the Bologna Charter 2012 and it represents one of the main deliverable of the EU-funded COASTGAP project.