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; Governance

UNEP/MAP (10/02/2012)

Request the Bureau and the Coordinating Unit to start a process of reviewing the terms of reference and the Executive Coordination Panel accordingly, for the consideration of COP18; Request the Secretariat to prepare formal collaboration with the GFCM, CBD, IUCN and UfM and other relevant regional and global Organizations and to complete the review of the current list of MAP partners; Invite the Steering Committee of the MCSD to work on reforming the MSCD; Request the countries hosting MAP Regional Activity Centres to finalize the new Host Country Agreements; Request the Coordinating Unit to develop a common policy for all MAP components and ensure the accordance of consultancy contracts with the UN Rules and Regulations; Request the Secretariat to extend the process of the Functional Review; Request UNEP to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Secretariat Services to and support of the Convention; Adopt a first Resource Mobilization Strategy and the UNEP-MAP Communication Strategy 2012-2017.