The first objective is to define clearly and benchmark the blue economy approach in the Mediterranean context.
Result 1.1: Creation and dynamization of the “strategic” advisory board and institutional partnerships.
The multi-stakeholders and international expert group will supervise the quality of the project outcomes. The Advisory Board should include some MCSD members (3 maximum).
Activity 1.1.1 Stakeholders mapping
The advisory board will meet once the first year, and twice the second year to validate the intermediary outcomes of the project. The first meeting of the advisory board will specially work on a definition of Blue Economy for the Mediterranean region.
Result 1.2: Study on the development of an environmentally sustainable economy in the Mediterranean
This study will define on one hand the concept of Blue economy applied to the Mediterranean region and review on the other hand existing indicators/tools/policies/processes that can support/achieve the Blue Economy vision in the region.
Activity 1.2.1 Scoping study
Activity 1.2.2 Full study
- A concrete definition of the "Blue Economy" in the Mediterranean with the support of an international multi-stakeholders advisory board;
- A critical review of the existing indicators and tools utilised in the "Blue Economy" policies and strategies aiming to propose a core set of the more relevant indicators for the support of a "Blue Economy" strategy for the Mediterranean region;
- An analysis of the trends of this core set of "blue economy" indicators aiming to provide a global picture of the “Blue economy” in the Mediterranean region.
Activity 1.2.3 Modelization of a Mediterranean sustainability dashboard
OBJECTIVE 2. SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY
OBJECTIVE 3. PROMOTE AND MAINSTREAM AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY