MSP Global Pilot Project: West Mediterranean

Project Implementation Period: 
May 2019
Specific Funding Programme: 


About the Project: 

The pilot project in the West Mediterranean is being implemented in Algeria, France, Italy, Malta, Morocco, Spain and Tunisia, while other member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean in the Western Mediterranean can also participate in training activities.

Building on previous experiences in the region to promote good MSP practices, activities will be adapted to meet both regional and national priorities and needs in the context of the Western Mediterranean. More specifically, they will be designed in accordance with goal 3 of the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on the Initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean (COM(2017)183), which aims at a better governance of the region.

The objectives of this project are to increase cooperation between EU and non-EU Member States, formulate regional recommendations in line with the WestMED Initiative and support the adoption of a roadmap and strengthen institutional capacities of participating countries.