Empowering the Mediterranean Community: tools for ecosystem-based management

A capitalisation event by PANACeA

 

EMPOWERING THE MEDITERRANEAN COMMUNITY:

TOOLS FOR ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT - Montenegro

Open Seminar (16-17 May 2018)

and

MED Community Workshop (18 May 2018)

Agenda


DAY 1: WEDNESDAY 16 MAY 2018

09.20 Welcome address

Master of Ceremony:
Srna Sudar, Regional Environment Centre (REC) – Montenegro

Mr. Saša Radulović, State Secretary for Environment, Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro
✓ Mr. Miodrag Raceta, Head of CBC body (Crossborder and Transnational Cooperation Programmes)


10.00 SETTING THE FRAMEWORK: ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT TO SUPPORT MEDITERRANEAN AND ADRIATIC PROCESSES - Mainstreaming biodiversity conservation science and practice into policy

Dania Abdul Malak, Director European Topic Centre – University of Malaga (ETC-UMA)
Dusan Varda, Mediterranean Center for Environmental Monitoring (MedCEM) -  Mediterranean Protected Areas Network (MedPAN)
✓ Dragan Marković, Deputy Director, Institute for Coastal Zone Management of Montenegro

10.30 Greening our practices - Exhibition and coffee break


11.00 SESSION 1 - REGIONAL NETWORKS AND ACTIONS TO FOSTER ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT AND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICIES

Chair: Ameer Abdulla, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas/University of Queensland

✓ Milena Batakovic, Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism (previously Agency for Nature and Environment Protection), Montenegro
✓ Carlo Franzosini,  Torre Guaceto Protected Area, AMARE project
✓ Elisabetta Manea, University of Venice
✓ Emiliano Ramieri, European Maritime Spatial Planning platform, Thetis SpA
✓ Ivana Stojanovic, Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, Directorate General of Climate Change and Mediterranean Affairs, Division of Mediterranean Affairs, Montenegro


13.30 Mediterranean flavours cocktail lunch

15.00 FIELD VISIT: National Park Skadar Lake and Ramsar site
Speaker: Mr. Nenad Ivanovic, Public Enterprise National Parks of Montenegro/National Park Skadar lake


DAY 2: THURSDAY 17 MAY 2018

09.00  WELCOME TO DAY 2 AND CONCLUSIONS DAY 1

09.10  SESSION 2: NEW DATA, STRENGTHENED INSTRUMENTS FOR AN ECOSYSTEM-BASED APPROACH

Chair: Ms Alyssa Clavreul, UN Environment, Mediterranean Action Plan, Plan Bleu

Stefano Menegon, Italian National Research Council - ISMAR Institute of Marine Sciences, ADRIPLAN, PHAROS4MPAs
✓ Nataša Štrok, RGO Communication, ECOSUSTAIN
Biljana Aljinovic, IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, POSBEMED and MPA-ADAPT
Age Martini, NAPA Albania, DESTIMED
Mirka Černi/Andrea Blaškovič, Brijuni National Park, MPA-ADAPT

11.00 Greening our practices - Exhibition and coffee break


11.30 SESSION 3: INNOVATIVE TOOLS TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION

Chair:  Sergi Tudela, Director General for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs, Government of Catalonia · Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food

✓ Anna Carlson, FAO General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)
✓ Slavica Pavlovic, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Montenegro
✓ Giancarlo Gusmaroli, CIRF, WETNET
✓ Patrik Krstinic, WWF Adria, FISHMPABLUE2
✓ Anamaria Stambuk, University of Zagreb, CONFISH
Stevan Maric, Public Enterprise National Parks of Montenegro/National Park Skadar lake
✓ Barbara di Piazza, ADRION programme Joint Secretariat (video conference)

13.30 CONCLUSIONS FROM THE SESSIONS

13.45 A synthesis of ecosystem-based management practices and tools by the MED Biodiversity Community – reaching to practitioners and policy makers.

CLOSURE OF THE OPEN SEMINAR and OPENING OF WORKSHOPS



DAY 2: THURSDAY 17 MAY 2018

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP SESSION ON MED ECOSYSTEM BASED MANAGEMENT TOOLS
Practical workshop with PANACeA partners, Interreg MED projects and other interest groups

15.00 Welcome & introduction to PANACeA’s Community Building Event
✓ Dania Abdul Malak, PANACeA Project Coordinator, Director ETC-UMA
Francesca Marcato, Interreg Med project officer

Snapshot of new members:
✓ PHAROS4MPAs by Sylvain Petit, PAP RAC
✓ PlasticBusters MPAs by Ilaria Caliani, University of Siena

Julia Vera Prieto, PANACeA’s Event facilitator

16.00 Tools for ecosystem based management under development by the Biodiversity Protection Community by Alyssa Clavreul, Plan Bleu

16.40 World Café on Selected tools featuring: (facilitated by Julia Vera Prieto)

●    Monitoring tools and protocols:
Freshwater quality (EcoSustain) - Natasha Stork, RGO Communications
Floating and ingested marine litter (MedSeaLitter) - Roberto Crosti, ISPRA
Sustainable fish stocks (FishMPABlue2) - Patrik Krstinic, WWF Adria
Climate change impacts (MPA-Adapt) - Stefania Chiesa, ISPRA; Andrea Blaskovic & Cerni Mirka, Brijuni National Park

●    GeoSpatial tools:
AMARe WebGis - Valentina Grande, CNR
Case study AMAre - Carlo Franzosini,  Torre Guaceto, and Andrea Picciolo, Porto Cesareo Protected Areas

17.30 PANACeA’s Biodiversity Protection Knowledge Platform: status and challenges towards shared data by Emanuele Mancosu / Sonsoles San Roman, ETC-UMA

●    Practical examples:
✓ T-MedNet data for climate change
✓ Marine litter data integration (by Carlos Guitart, ETC-UMA)
Interreg Med Biodiversity protection partners and pilot sites

17.50 Wrap-up of Meeting results & next steps for the PANACeA Community
✓ Dania Abdul Malak. PANACeA Project Coordinator, Director ETC-UMA

19.30 Biodiversity Protection Cinema and Dinner Cocktail

DAY 3: FRIDAY 18 MAY 2018
08.30 - 12.30

MED BIODIVERSITY PROTECTION COMMUNITY ACTION PLANS
Hands on session  for the validation of the Working Group Action Plans, including proposed results and planning. For Biodiversity Community members only

08.30 Welcome & introduction to the session
✓ Julia Vera Prieto. PANACeA’s Event facilitator

08.40 The PANACeA Action Plan 2018-2020
✓ Sonsoles San Roman, ETC-UMA

09.00-09:30 Pitching the PANACeA Working Groups Strategies and Action Plans
Working Group 1: Biodiversity Protection and Management, by Carlos Guitart, ETC-UMA
Working Group 2: Sustainable management of natural resources, by Lise Guennal, CRPM
Working Group 3: Integrated ecosystem monitoring and management, by Alyssa Clavreul, Plan Bleu

09.30-11.00 World Café: Defining the Ws (Who, What, When, How) of the Action Plans:
Three corners and three rounds

11.00-11.30 Presenting the results
Working Group 1: Biodiversity Protection and Management, by Carlos Guitart, ETC-UMA
Working Group 2: Sustainable management of resources, by Lise Guennal, CRPM
Working Group 3: Integrated ecosystem monitoring, by Alyssa Clavreul, Plan Bleu

11.30 Questions and Answers
✓ Julia Vera Prieto. PANACeA’s Event facilitator

11.50 Wrap-up of Meeting results & next steps for the PANACeA Community
✓ Dania Abdul Malak. PANACeA Project Coordinator, Director ETC-UMA