Decision IG.21/3 on the Ecosystems Approach including adopting definitions of Good Environmental Status (GES) and targets
The 18th Meeting of the Contracting Parties,
Recalling the vision and the goals for the implementation of the ecosystem approach to the management of human activities adopted in decision IG. 17/6 of its 15th meeting held in Almeria, Spain (2008) providing for “A healthy Mediterranean with marine and coastal ecosystems that are productive and biologically diverse for the benefit of present and future generations” and the seven step road-map for implementing the ecosystem approach by the Barcelona Convention/Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) also adopted during that meeting;
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