Stakeholders are invited to reflect on the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and EU added-value of the AAP until 22 September 2017, in light of its upcoming mid-term review.

The specific theme of the #ASPC2017 is on topics related to Priority 4 of the Atlantic Action Programma to “Create a socially inclusive and sustainable model of regional development”.

Register now for the conference MSP for Blue Growth - How to plan for a sustainable Blue Economy. The draft programme is now available with many speakers confirmed.

This note provides information concerning the preparation of EU maritime policies post-2020 from the perspective of the CPMR’s priorities.

Several coastal projects have been awarded with funding in Scotland to attract tourism and economic growth.

Read about the actions taken by the EU to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. You can view them per target:

First version of the HELCOM State of the Baltic Sea report -  summary of key findings published. Included are pressures on the Baltic Sea, biodiversity, cumulative impacts and spatial aspects as well as impacts on human well-being. 

The Global MSP Inventory was developed by UNEP-WCMC to support the European Commision Study on international best practices in cross-border Maritime Spatial Planning.

The Council of the European Union has announced the European Maritime Day (EMD) host cities for the period 2020-2024:

The Global Ocean Science Report (GOSR) assesses for the first time the status and trends in ocean science capacity around the world.

The study, published by DG MARE, presents the results of a systematic stakeholder dialogue in the region.

The JPI Microplastics project has published a report on their first year of activities and four executive summaries are available: