European Commission (DG MARE) /UNESCO-IOC Conference on International MSP

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15 March, 2017 - 17 March, 2017
Paris, France

The 2nd international conference on Maritime Spatial Planning will be organised by the European Commission (DG MARE) in cooperation with UNESCO-IOC and will take place in Paris, France from March 15-17 2017.


Day 1

  • The worldwide status and trends in MSP
  • Lessons learnt from countries
  • Engaging stakeholders in MSP
  • Gala dinner

Day 2

  • MSP as mean to achieve global ocean governance goals  
  • Cross-border cooperation in MSP
  • Best practices in knowledge generation for transparent, science-based MSP
  • Film exhibition, Working dinner 

Day 3

  • MSP towards Sustainable Blue Growth  
  • Institutional Capacity development  
  • Ocean planning in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
  • The next decade and priorities