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Policy Brief: Implementing EBA in MSP


The EU MSP Platform developed a policy brief on the topic of implementing the Ecosystem-Based Approach in MSP. The brief provides a detailed overview of EBA in relevant EU legislation, including the relationship between the Marine Strategy Framework Directive and the MSP Directive; discussion of the challenges and potential solutions for integrating EBA and MSP; and examples of existing tools for integrating the two. The policy brief can be downloaded here:

Policy Brief: Implementing the Ecosystem-Based Approach in Maritime Spatial Planning (October 2018)

Further information on EBA can be be found on the FAQ page: Ecosystem-based Approach