The State Plan for the Protection of the Sea Shore against Pollution (Plan Ribera) includes aspects such as an atlas of sensitivity of the Spanish coast and an analysis of vulnerability and risk, as well as the logistical and management capacities necessary to deal with an episode of pollution of significant size and intensity.
Plan Ribera (2014) – Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment of Spain
The main objective of the HAZADR project was the establishment of a cross-border network for the prevention of risk and for the early management of emergencies related to pollution of the Adriatic Sea and its coasts.
This report presents the outcomes of a workshop led by ICES on risk management in MSP, particularly focussing on a method called ‘Bow-Tie Analysis'.
ESaTDOR seeks to understand land and sea interactions as an integrated whole and hence to explore territorial (broadly defined) development opportunities and risks for Europe’s maritime regions.
Regional multilateral initiative, Bologna Charter 2012
The Bologna Charter 2012 is aimed at strengthening the role of the coastal administrations in the context of European policies and initiatives at the Mediterranean scale.
Sharing methodologies and coastal services directly among the public bodies involved in coastal and marine management, is the best way to improve their knowledge and their governance skills.
Formulation of plans for coastal protection and management and adaptation to climate change effects such as erosion and submersion risks.