On behalf of the Parties to the Pelagos Agreement, the Permanent Secretariat of the Pelagos Agreement is pleased to announce the launching of the Call for consultation for the drafting of the new Management Plan (2022-2028) and the assessment of
The MedPAN 2019 network regional experience sharing workshop which brought together nearly 140 marine stakeholders from 23 Mediterranean countries and beyond (Belgium, Cape Verde, Mauritania and Switzerland) took place in the small town of Akyaka in Turkey in November 2019.
In the framework of the MedPAN thematic Call for Small Projects on MPA co-management approaches, two projects have been selected and are starting their activities this September 2020. The projects have a duration of 12-18 months and are funded by
We are happy to announce that the publication “the Governance of Coastal Wetlands in the Mediterranean – a Handbook”, by B. Shipman and Ž. Rajković, has recently been published. Despite their benefits for nature and human beings, Mediterranean wetlands, especially
We were deeply saddened to learn that Boris Daniel passed away at the end of June. Boris had just taken up a new position as Director of the Côte Bleue Marine Park. It was a come back to his dearest
MedPAN is looking for a video maker to produce a short animation on the challenges of co-management in natural coastal, island and marine areas of the Mediterranean Sea. This video is part of the communications strategy of the COGITO project
The MedPAN network met around 3 important meetings at the beginning of this summer. By videoconference of course, COVID-19 obliges, the members of the 3 Working Groups that MedPAN intends to develop in the coming years, have discussed to define
Despite the current context, the MPA NETWORKS project is in full swing. This project, which gathers 10 partners and is led by MedPAN, aims at strengthening Marine Protected Area managers networks in the Mediterranean to boost the efficiency of MPAs.
Unusual cases of seabird mortality have recently been observed in several places in the Mediterranean. Large numbers of dead Yelkouan Shearwaters were observed on a beach in a Natura 2000 site in the Camargue in France and similar cases were
The Monk Seal Alliance is launching 2 calls for collaborative project proposals Call A: “Conservation of the Mediterranean Monk Seal in priority areas” – deadline 15/8/20 for a pre application proposal Call B: “Reinforcing international collaboration and capacity building for