When & where

The MPA NETWORKS project officially began on 1 November 2019 and will run for 32 months.

Project activities will mainly be implemented in 9 Mediterranean MPAs:

  • Port Cros National Park in France: Pilot action on management effectiveness & small scale fisheries - Training centre - Mobile Species Working Group host & coordination (with Portofino)
  • Portofino MPA in Italy: Pilot action on sustainable financing & small scale fisheries - Mobile Species Working Group host & coordination (with Port Cros) - Direct peer-to-peer support with Malta
  • Torre del Cerrano MPA in Italy: Pilot action on small scale fisheries 
  • Torre Guaceto MPA in Italy: Pilot action on small scale fisheries & mobile species conservation - Training centre - Fisheries Working Group host & coordination (with Mediterranean Conservation Society - Gökova MPA, Turkey)
  • Brijuni National Park in Croatia: Pilot action on management effectiveness - Training centre - Financing Working Group host & coordination (with Marilles)
  • Zakynthos National Marine Park in Greece: Pilot action on mobile species conservation - Training centre - Capitalisation Workshop + Associated Partners meeting + PSC + Meeting of MPA networks 
  • Strunjan Landscape Park in Slovenia: Pilot action on small scale fisheries & conservation of mobile species - Direct peer-to-peer support with Debeli rtic
  • Karaburun Sazan National Marine Park in Albania: Pilot action on small scale fisheries 
  • Llevant Marine Reserve in Spain: Pilot action on sustainable financing - Financing Working Group host & coordination (with Brijuni) - Final event + Associated Partners meeting + PSC