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Latvian Maritime Spatial Plan Approved

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Date: 
21 May, 2019

On May 14, 2019, the Government of Latvia approved the Maritime Plan 2030 developed by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (MEPRD) for the Inland Marine Waters of the Republic of Latvia, the Territorial Sea and the Exclusive Economic Zone (Marine Plan 2030). 

The Marine Plan 2030 defines the country's priorities for the use of maritime space and is the first long-term national document for marine use. The aim of the Marine Plan is to achieve an efficient and sustainable use of marine space, reconciling the interests of different sectors. The plan provides a balanced and comprehensive view of the future use of the marine space and provides a framework for cooperation for the simultaneous use of marine space.  

An English version of the plan will be available by the end of June. More information about the Marine Plan can be found in this press release (in Latvian).