news INITIATIVES: Implementation of the Ecosystem Approach (EcAp) in the Mediterranean by the Contracting parties in the context of the Barcelona Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols website

UNEP/Mediterranean Action Plan for the Barcelona Convention

Athens, Greece

The objective of this project is to support UNEP/MAP to implement the COP decisions regarding the application of ecosystem approach in the Mediterranean in full synergy and coherence with the implementation of the MSFD. This project in particular contributes to ensure that the Ecosystem Approach becomes MAP’s core implementation strategy by addressing central issues related to the implementation of the EcAp road-map such as establishing targets and good environmental status, the integrated monitoring system, the governance of the application of EcAp and the socio-economic assessment as well some dimensions of the relevant measures.
  • Finalised
Geographical coverage
  • Mediterranean (widespread)
Intended Users
  • Administrations/Authorities
Source of funding
  • EU Funds
  • Public funding
Country of project partners
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Lebanon