Tag Archives: MSFD

Showing Support for Working Together at the Celtic Seas Scale

As the Celtic Seas Partnership project nears completion many of the stakeholders who have been involved with the project have told the project team that they would like to see face-to-face engagement at the Celtic Seas scale continue after the project finishes. In today’s economic climate, getting the resources to make this happen will be

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Registration now open for: Tying the Celtic Knot – creating lasting partnerships for the Celtic Seas, Dublin 18-19 October 2016

Registration is now open for the third and final international workshop of the Celtic Seas Partnership project. The event will take place at Croke Park in Dublin on 18th and 19th of October 2016. The event will showcase the final outputs of this exciting project and find ways of ensuring that the work that’s been

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MSFD: UK Programme of Measures published

The Marine Strategy Framework Directive requires all EU Member States to achieve Good Environmental Status (GES) in their marine waters by 2020. The UK’s Marine Strategy sets out how this will be achieved in UK waters and comprises 3 parts; part one sets out targets, part two sets out indicators and the newly published part

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Last chance to book: Celtic Seas Partnership England Workshop, 19th November, Bristol

The Celtic Seas Partnership is holding a 2nd round of national workshops over Autumn 2015. Workshops are taking place in England, France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and will enable participants to explore a range of issues impacting the future of the Celtic Seas, and to hear an update on the latest developments with

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Closed – consultation on Marine Strategy Framework Directive Programme of Measures

Closes 24th April 2015 Defra, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government are consulting on a proposed Programme of Measures which will help the UK to achieve Good Environmental Status in the UK’s seas by 2020, as required by the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). There are 11 ‘descriptors’ for Good

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Celtic Seas Partnership Project selects Solway as case study

Solway has recently been selected as a suitable case study for the Celtic Seas Partnership Project. Solway is one of three case studies identified as best practice for cross-border management of the marine environment. The Celtic Seas Partnership Project promotes the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), which requires co-ordinated and collaborative sustainable

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Celtic Seas Partnership – Help achieve Good Environmental Status in the Celtic Seas

The Celtic Seas Partnership encourages stakeholders to get involved in developing ideas and initiatives to achieve ‘Good Environmental Status’ in the Celtic Seas by 2020 in accordance with the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Resulting from a series of workshops, surveys and consultations with multiple stakeholders, the Partnership is now setting up five thematic task groups to

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Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) produces new Marine Litter Report (2014-2020)

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) have a produced a new Marine Litter Report evaluating extensive marine and coastal litter problems within the UK. The report presents a vision (2014-2020) to reduce litter by 50% through effective and integrated anti-marine litter practices from all maritime, coastal and land-based sectors. The report aims to reinforce “good environmental status”

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International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) E-Newsletter Update – November 2014

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has produced its E-Newsletter for November 2014. The content of the E-Newsletter includes the development of technical guidance for four descriptors described within the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), developments of the ICES interactive popular advice map with the addition of Skate species, Marine Strategy

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Programme Available! – Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum 2014

The North West Coastal Forum is delighted to announce that the Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum – the national CPD event for Coastal Partnership Officers, their Board and Steering Group members and the organisations that work in partnership with them – is being held here in the North West on 4th and 5th November in

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