A draft version of the agenda has been published for the Workshop on MSP in Small Sea Spaces that will be orgainsed on 15-16 March 2018 in Portorož, Slovenia by the Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission. The two-day workshop will focus on the topic of how to apply maritime spatial planning (MSP) in small sea spaces. Specific challenges emerge in small sea areas, whether they fall under national competence or they are part of a multi-scale, nested approach. Both cases present real challenges: high concentration of uses, intense land-sea interactions, limited availability of free space and the need for transboundary cooperation (among countries and among regions within a country).
The workshop is aimed at national MSP authorities, representatives of sub-national authorities, planners and other experts dealing with MSP in small sea spaces. Based on a wide exchange of practices and interactive discussions, workshop participants will help identify challenges and specific elements of maritime spatial planning in small sea spaces.
View the draft agenda here:
Registration is now open - please use this link to register and for additional logistical information. Please be aware that workshop participation will be confirmed on an individual basis.