The strategic project “ΘΑΛ-ΧΩΡ - Cross-border Cooperation for Maritime Spatial Planning Development” (THAL-CHOR) aimed at the development of a MSP methodology and its pilot implementation in selected area of Cyprus and Greece, as well as at supporting the preparation of both countries for the implementation of the EU Directive on MSP.
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Mapping Fishing Activities (MFA) is the first high-resolution map of fishing intensity covering all EU waters.
The handbook is intended as a methodological and practical guide aiming to support the future evolution of the MSP approach in the Adriatic Region.
Development of an evaluation framework for assessing the quality and effectiveness of MSP in transboundary contexts.
Evidence of MSP authorities working together on defining transborder issues, collecting and sharing data, creating common GIS platform, undertaking stakeholder engagement etc.
Scenarios are used to find more flexible solutions in a transparent manner for cross-border MSP and determine benefits.
The recommendations focused on the challenges and opportunities of combining national and transnational MSP approaches to support the promotion of offshore renewable energy (ORE) sources.
The study provides an overview of relevant legal and governance barriers to transnational maritime spatial planning.