Applying Marine and Coastal Area-Based Management Approaches to Achieve Multiple Sustainable Development Goal Targets - Summary for Policy Makers. UN Regional Seas Reports and Studies No.206

United Nations Environment Programme (2018)

This document summarises the key findings of a Technical Report exploring the potential contributions of marine and coastal area-based management approaches to Sustainable Development Goals. The document also presents a set of conceptual guidelines on the implementation of area-based management approaches to successfully support Sustainable Development Goals. Evidence from real-world application of area-based management approaches is provided to support these guidelines.