Cooperation with Northern and Southern Transatlantic Dimension - Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Global objective

To promote EU's role in the international arena by providing elements necessary for the Commission and the EEAS for effective policy formulation and programming vis-à-vis the wider Atlantic region. To achieve this objective the project will stimulate broader transatlantic cooperation, centered around a new comprehensive concept of Atlanticism underscoring the growing importance of Africa and Latin America as actors in the Atlantic space.

Specific objective

The specific objective of this action is to broaden the discussion on the effective management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on both rims of the Atlantic with a view to protect marine biodiversity.

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Area of competence: 
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT > Natural protected areas > Policy & Strategy
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT > Natural protected areas > Policy & Strategy
Donor organisation: 
European Commission
Start of project: 
January, 2016