The Work Package comprises actions for achieving a proper environmental state of the marine environment, applying the ecosystem-based approach and contributing to sustainable development. It aims to reinforce synergies between the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, the Birds and Habitats Directives and the Water Framework Directive. Activities planned in this line of intervention include the strengthening of public participation processes, the involvement of stakeholders and the diffusion and dissemination of actions for the management of marine ecosystems. There will also be focus on specific themes, experiences and best practices at local level.
A2.6 Kick-off Seminar
Presentation of planned initiatives and their objectives as well as sharing and discussion on issues of interest to particular sectors. The aim is to create a forum for discussion and sharing between institutions and experts, encouraging the knowledge of initiatives, both completed and ongoing, to optimise the definition and implementation of the Marine Strategy.
A2.7 Thematic Workshop
Realisation of a thematic workshop designed to:
- strengthen the capacity of PA to report, monitor and manage activities for the marine ecosystem, with reference to synergies between the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, the Birds and Habitats Directives and the Water Framework Directive
- analyse the programme of measures for the Marine Strategy, with special regard to integrative measures in local-level policies
- share public participation processes with special regard to goals, tools and methods
A2.8 Exchange of Experiences
Sharing of critical issues met at the local level and presentation of best practices put in place by various stakeholders to help solve them, in order to bring out the administrative and procedural difficulties and the particularity of specific cases in a ‘network philosophy’.