ActionMed Regional PoMs Stakeholder Workshop

ActionMed Regional PoMs Stakeholder Workshop

“Towards common Programmes of Measures for Good Environmental Status across the Mediterranean”

30 November – 1 December 2016, Ministry of Environment (MAGRAMA) Madrid, Spain.

Regional Stakeholder Workshop of the ActionMed project took place in Madrid, Spain, at the premises of the Ministry of Environment (MAGRAMA), on 30th November – 1st December 2016, co-organised by UNEP/MAP, IEO and HCMR, in the framework of the ActionMed Project.

The main objective of the PoMs Workshop was to present the overall work carried out under the Activity 3 “Assistance in the preparation of programme of measures, by addressing particular gaps identified both at national and regional level, linking together work on Programmes of Measures (PoM) under the MSFD and under the auspices of UNEP/MAP-Barcelona Convention (the PoM Activity)”, which is led by UNEP/MAP. Under the Activity 3, ActionMed is expected to deliver the following:

  1. Assessment of common gaps in national and regional measures and identification of issues requiring action to achieve or maintain GES 

  2. Proposal of potential new/updated measures to fill the gaps and achieve/maintain GES 

  3. Socio-economic assessment / cost efficiency analysis of regional measures 

Under the ActionMed Activity 3, several national and subregional workshops have been held to exchange experiences and lessons learned on PoMs to implement MSFD in synergy with the Barcelona Convention, with a particular focus on pollution and litter MSFD descriptors.

The objective of this workshop was to bring together representatives from all the Mediterranean EU Member States, to review and provide feedback to the above- mentioned project deliverables.

Details and agenda will follow soon. 

For more information, please contact: Ms Mirto Kimigeli (e-mail:, tel.: +30 22910 76).


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