Marine spatial planning (MSP) is advanced by its champions as an impartial and rational process that can address complex management issues.
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Seas at Risk
Guidance for NGOs.
During the last decades, increasing demands on marine resources and unsustainable activities taking place in the marine area compromise the future use of the marine environment.
Scotland's National Marine Plan
This document outlines the approach to the engagement of the public in the development of Scotland’s National Marine Plan (NMP).
For the Spatial Development Plans of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern an on-line platform provides an overview of stakeholder participation processes.
CEMAT (16th session of the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Spatial/Regional Planning)
The main objective of the Handbook is to contribute to improving knowledge of the basic theoretical and practical issues (including their legislative and institutional aspects) on public participation in spatial planning and spatial development in
Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society
A key concern for the success of MSP is active participation of stakeholders in the planning process. However, MSP is a relatively new concept for many stakeholders, at least in Poland.
Marine Management Organisation
The Statement of Public Participation (SPP) sets out how and when the MMO will engage with stakeholders during the marine planning process.
This book is a reflection of the spatial-analytical and design aspects of the GAUFRE report “Towards a Spatial Structure Plan for Sustainable Management of the Sea”.
The objectif of this Manual of procedures is to become a reference document for institutions willing to implement – or subscribe to – a Local Information System.