DECISION OF THE MEETING - Seventeenth 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;Implementing MAP ecosystem approach roadmap: Mediterranean Ecological and Operational Objectives, Indicators and Timetable for implementing the ecosystem approach roadmap

UNEP/MAP (10/02/2012)

Adopt the Mediterranean Ecological Objectives associated with Operational Objectives and Indicators; Adopt the timeline and projected outputs of the Ecosystem Approach roadmap implementation; Establish a 6-year review cycle for the integrated assessment of ecosystem approach roadmap implementation; Establish an ECAP Coordination Group to support the implementation of the ecosystem approach; Request the Secretariat to undertake actions in view of supporting the implementation of the Ecosystem Approach, including the development of an integrated monitoring programme, the determination of Mediterranean Good Environmental Status (GES) and targets, the preparation of a socio-economic analysis, the establishment of an information system, the development of data sharing, the integration of the ecosystem approach into all MAP regional policies, and general assistance to the Contracting Parties for the implementation of the ecosystem approach and its roadmap.