Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Mediterranean MPA current events, October 2010

Find out more about whats happening on MPAs in the Mediterranean by clicking on these links

As usual, please do not hesitate to contact us should you have information you would like to share with MedPAN, the network of MPA managers in the Mediterranean.

Kind regards,

Magali Mabari
On behalf of the whole MedPAN team
  
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* Experience-sharing workshop and General Assembly of the MedPAN network from 12 to 15 December 2010
   EXPERIENCE-SHARING WORKSHOP The first experience-sharing workshop of the MedPAN network, since MedPA...


Articles:
* Towards a better understanding of the management of sustainable fisheries in MPAs
   The 2nd regional training workshop for the management of sustainable fisheries in MPAs of the MedPAN...


* Four new Marine Protected Areas in Malta - Over 18,000 hectares of marine life given new protection
  From an article published in Outlook - MEPA in August 2010 The Malta Environment and Planning Author...


* MedPAN North Project kick-off meeting
  The MedPAN North Project kick off meeting took place from 28 to 30 September 2010 at the Cinque Terr...


* Progress towards the establishment of a marine management plan in Lastovo Archipelago Nature Park, Croatia
   A number of activities took place this summer at Lastovo Archipelago Nature Park in Croatia, in the ...

* Underwater biodiversity studies in Libya
   September saw the first activity of the MedPAN South Pilot Project in Libya. This project is impleme...


* The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund: focus on the preservation of Mediterranean biodiversity
   A comprehensive plan to preserve the unique and beautiful ecology of the Mediterranean Basin was lau...

* First PELAGOS partnership charter signatures between the French government and the cities bordering the Sanctuary
   The first PELAGOS partnership Charters were signed on 13 September 2010 in the town of Hy√®res-les- P...

* Launch of several LIFE projetcs in the Mediterranean
   A number of MPA-related EC-funded LIFE projects are starting in the next few months in European coun...

* Guide on Territorial Concertation
   From time to time, MedPAN proposes to highlight a publication existing in the document database. The...
 

Events:
* 18/10/2010 - 29/10/2010: Convention on Biological Diversity / COP10
   The tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 10) will be held in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture,...

* 09/11/2010: ACCOBAMS - 4th meeting of the parties
   The 4th meeting of the parties to ACCOBAMS will take place from 9 to 12 November in Monaco.MedPAN, a...


* 22/11/2010: IUCN Mediterranean Conservation Forum and 10 Anniversary of the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean  Cooperation
   The IUCN Mediterranean Conservation Forum will take place from 22 to 25 November in Malaga, Spain..

* 12/12/2010: MedPAN experience-sharing workshop
The first experience-sharing workshop of the MedPAN network, since MedPAN has become an independent ...

* 15/12/2010: General Assembly of the MedPAN organization
  The 3rd General Assembly of the MedPAN organization will take place on December 15, 2010 following t...