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The Tangier Declaration: a boost for Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean.

Coming from 35 countries, over 300 key players involved in the marine environment met from 28 November to 1st December 2016 in Tangier, Morocco.

They released the Tangier declaration that will be used to update the 2020 Mediterranean MPA Roadmap elaborated at the 2012 MPA Forum in Antalya. This Roadmap aims to support the achievement of the international objective set by the Convention on Biological Diversity to protect 10% of the Mediterranean Sea through an effective network of MPAs by 2020 as well as climate change challenges and UN SDG 14.5.

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Type of document: 
Publication
Publication date: 
01/12/2016
Publication Author: 
MedPAN / RAC/SPA
Thematic Area: 
Marine Protected Areas
Region/s: 
Africa, Asia, Europe
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