stakeholder engagement

PANORAMA

In the middle of the North Atlantic is the Azores, an archipelago of nine islands. Despite their small size, the surrounding maritime space of the islands accounts for almost 1 million square kilometres.

 

Expected outcome:

Project results are expected to contribute to all the following expected outcomes:

SIMAtlantic

This paper uses the case of French maritime spatial plans to propose tools to improve data sharing stakeholder engagement.

Marine Policy, vol. 108

Although stakeholder participation is transversal to other steps of the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) process, its recognition and adoption is context dependent.

Pan Baltic Scope

"Guidelines for Planning Marine Coastal Waters and the Adjacent Land Areas at the Local Level" are being developed as part of the EASME/EMFF/2016/1.2.1.6 – Maritime Spatial Planning (PanBalticScope) project.

With growing interest in ocean uses for sustainable economic development, there is an increasing need for cross-sectoral marine spatial planning to balance different resource uses and conservation requirements.

Although stakeholder participation is transversal to other steps of the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) process, its recognition and adoption is context dependent.

Coastal Management

Multi-use (MU) has been promoted as a viable approach to the effective planning and mitigation of user-conflicts in the marine realm.

SUPREME

The Imagine Approach proposes a set of methods and tools to support the  establishment of integrated coastal zone management processes. It was originally designed for use in the Mediterranean, through the engagement of relevant stakeholders.

When Scottish Power Renewables were considering the development of the offshore wind farm, the Argyll Array, 5km off the coast of Tiree, a number of partners came together to consider the socio-economic implications of the development; how negativ

The MSP Challenge board game is a tool which has been used in several MSP stakeholder engagement activities in recent years.

UNESCO-IOC Marine Spatial Planning Programme

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO developed a ten-step guide defining the scope and the nature of marine spatial planning. MSP can be a key component to an ecosystem-based management of marine areas and marine resources.