Achieving sustainability goals in shared marine ecosystems is often undermined by different nation state marine governance systems, conflict over jurisdictional boundaries, and geopolitical differences.
Marine Policy - Volume 141
Marine/Maritime Spatial Planning has been increasingly recognised as an important framework for integrated ocean governance, seeking to achieve specific environmental and socioeconomic objectives implemented by governmental authorities, maritime s
Ocean & Coastal Management
The governance of shared waters involves complex interactions between actors and institutions embedded in different legislative approaches, cultures and administrative procedures.
This document is a background paper which aimed to provide recommendations for Common Parties in the context of the Regional Framework on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in the Mediterranean Sea basin.
Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning
Marine spatial planning (MSP) has become the most adopted approach for sustainable marine governance.
Irish Geography, 52(2), 213-233.
The study shows how the same border may have different qualities across an institutional context following Brexit.
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf science Volume 201 (2018), 105-113
While several scientific studies highlight the strong relation between fisheries and MSP, as well as ways in which fisheries could be included in MSP, the actual integration of fisheries into the planning process often fails.
The study identifies and describes a number of tools and approaches used in MSP in order to address multi-level, policy and sector, stakeholder and knowledge integration.
The study provides a design and method for evaluating MSP and its implementation within the context of governance (Sustainability of Governance (SoG)).
Discusses integration challenges in MSP and develops a tentative typology of challenges associated with integration and a methodology for researching them, by developing a framework for analysing integration challenges for various context and basi