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Marine Management Organisation (UK)

This study results from a programme of work with stakeholders with interests in England's eleven marine plan areas to gain insights into experiences, attitudes and behaviour toward engagement with the marine planning process.


This document sums up the main finding of the SIMNORAT “stakeholder engagement in MSP” component, which aimed to assess stakeholders’ perception of MSP and to support their engagement in the process, particularly concerning crossborder aspects.


Land-Sea Interactions (LSI) and how they should be addressed play a key part in the successful delivery of the Maritime Spatial Planning Directive (2014/89/EU).


The Eforie Case Study was undertaken by the National Institute for Marine Research and Development “Grigore Antipa”, Constanta, Romania, as part of the EU co-funded project on cross border maritime spatial planning in the Black Sea, Romania and Bu

Union for the Mediterranean - UfM

The Mediterranean Blue Economy Stakeholder Platform (MedBESP), originally called the Virtual Knowledge Centre (VKC), is an online web portal designed for sharing knowledge and supporting the development of the Blue Economy in the Mediterranean.


The objective of the AILERON project is to develop a methodology and algorithms to help maritime decision making, when several decision-makers are involved, as well as to propose a software platform, called DESEASION, to support the decision aidin

Baltic LINes

Latvia has had a long-lasting experience on stakeholder engagement.

Baltic SCOPE

This practice presents different aspects of stakeholder consultation in the Latvian MSP process.

Wadden Sea Forum

The Wadden Sea Forum is dealing with climate change and climate adaptation as it concerns our society and the different sectors. Answers on these questions are of high interest for the Wadden Sea Forum (WSF) stakeholders.

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.

World Ocean Council

This brief describes the definition of MSP and emphasizes that consultation with scientists, technical experts, the business community, stakeholders, and those with traditional knowledge is the foundation of Marine Planning.


The HELCOM-VASAB Working Group agreed on principles for transboundary consultation within specific MSP processes as well as transboundary pan-Baltic cooperation in more general terms.