DECISION OF THE MEETING - Eighteenth Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean and its Protocols; Review of the Mediterranean Strategy on Sustainable Development (MSSD), proposed by the MCSD Steering Committee

UNEP/MAP (06/12/2013)

Request MAP Secretariat to launch, supported by Plan Bleu, the process of the review of the MSSD with a view to submitting a revised MSSD COP19, on the basis of an annexed roadmap. The revised MSSD should have a long time-frame (10 years) with both forward-looking and action-oriented elements, be articulated with global, regional and MAP processes, be result-oriented, including the integration of MAP’s priority fields of action and relevant processes and integrating the strategic orientations of the SCP Action Plan and other relevant policies.