Policy Makers & Stakeholders

Key Documents

Discover the Key Documents related to the IRIS-SES’s Work Scope.

IRIS-SES Outcomes

Read about the IRIS-SES Project’s Outcomes.

Initial Assessment Documents

The 1st phase of implementation of the MSFD – EC’s assessment and guidance

The marine environment is a precious heritage that must be protected, conserved and, where practicable, restored with the ultimate aim of maintaining biodiversity and providing diverse and dynamic oceans and seas which are clean, healthy and productive. Maintaining and achieving such conditions is essential to support sustainable use of the marine environment for this and(…)

Regional Sea Conventions

Monitoring Documents

Stages: MSFD Decision Support Resources Factsheet

STAGES was an EC FP7-funded Coordination and Support Action that aimed to improve the scientific knowledge base required to support the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) and help Member States to achieve a Good Environmental Status (GES) in European marine waters by 2020. STAGES ran from September 2012 to September 2014. Here(…)

MSFD Task Group Documents

Marine Strategy Framework Directive

DIRECTIVE 2008/56/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL  of 17 June 2008 establishing a framework for community action in the field of marine environmental policy (Marine Strategy Framework Directive). THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 175(1) thereof,  having regard to(…)

Project’s outcome and proposals

The IRIS-SES project “INTEGRATED REGIONAL MONITORING IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY IN THE SOUTH EUROPEAN SEAS” was funded with the main aim to develop a new concept and decision- making tools for the MSFD integrated monitoring and other environmental legislation, to support the management of human activities and their e ects in EU marine waters in the Mediterranean(…)

IRIS-SES joint event with UNEP/MAP CORMON

                     Within the framework of the IRIS-SES project and to help meet its goals, a stakeholder meeting was organized following the Meeting of the Integrated Monitoring Correspondence Group (CORMON) which took place on 30th March to 1st of April, 2015 in Athens, Greece by introducing the project(…)