Organised by Plan Bleu, the Workshop on strengthening the Science Policy Interface (SPI) in the field of Marine Protected Areas and marine biodiversity in the Mediterranean was held in Tangier, Morocco, on 28 November 2016 and was backed to the 2nd Forum of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas. The association of the two events allowed the scientific experts, the managers of marine protected areas and the policy-makers to propose concrete solutions to meet the scientific needs.
- the IMAP pogramme at regional and national levels, for its biodiversity component
- and the Roadmap “for a comprehensive and coherent network of well-managed MPAs” adopted by the Barcelona Convention.
Photos credit : Medwet (photo 1), Plan Bleu (photos 2, 3 & 4)