This article is reproduced, with kind permission, from MPA news Vol. 19, No. 4, February 2018 (editor: John Davis). To promote cooperation among managers of MPAs in countries and territories surrounding the Atlantic Ocean, the European Union set up the Transatlantic MPA Partnership in 2016. Centered on a new concept of Atlanticism that includes Africa […]
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We have produced a video (13 minutes) about the project, featuring interviews with the twinning partners, project team and EU officials. Translated versions will soon be available and a shorter (2-3 minutes) edit is also in production.
The final conference of the Transatlantic MPA partnership project, held in Brussels on 30-31 January, was opened by Ms Hilde Hardeman, director and Head of Service for the European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments, which funds the project through its Partnership Instrument. She emphasised the need to work together to manage the shared resource […]
The final conference of the project will be held in Brussels on 30-31 January 2018. The aim of the conference is to share the results and experiences of the twinning projects and the impact(s) of MPAs networking activities at the Atlantic level. Experts will present the main findings about MPAs in the Atlantic region summarized […]
A second twinning workshop for the Marine Mammals Protection Twinning Project took place last week in Iceland. A full report will follow soon. In the meantime, here is the group photo.
By drawing on existing approaches put forward by the Regional Sea Conventions of relevance to European seas, this report presents a proposed methodological framework for the assessment of MPA networks in a European context to help inform the role that MPAs (and MPA networks) play in the delivery of EU-level reporting requirements.
The Transatlantic MPA project hosted several events at the International Congress on Marine Protected Areas, IMPAC4 , in La Serena-Coquimbo, Chile, from 4-8 September 2017. On 5 September, the project team introduced the aims and activities of the EU-funded project at the session, ‘Towards a Transatlantic Partnership of Marine Protected Areas’. Several partners from the […]
Members of the Transatlantic MPA twinning project for regional and national networks of MPA managers launched a ‘Call for Joint Action by MPA Networks’ today at the IMPAC4 conference in La Serena, Chile. The networks of MPA managers – from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, West Africa, North America – as well as national agencies of MPAs […]
A first technical workshop for the Marine Mammals’ Protection Twinning (“a way to enhance transatlantic cooperation between MPAs”) took place in Saint-Martin, French West Indies, on 15-17 May 2017. The participating partners – who attended either in person or via a weblink – presented their respective MPAs, shared their expectations of the twinning project, and […]
An EU-funded project to promote cooperation between managers of marine protected areas in countries and territories around the Atlantic Ocean.