11th Meeting of Focal Points for Specially Protected Areas /Mediterranean Action Plan, Rabat, Morocco, 2-5 July 2013
Stakeholders Validation - Key Biodiversity Areas North Africa Workshop, Tunis, Tunisia, 2 – 7 September (To be confirmed). Organised by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation.
The 10th International Conference on Artificial Reefs and Related Aquatic Habitats, Izmir, Turkey, 23-27 September 2013. The last day of the conference is reserved for a special section on Artificial Reef in the Mediterranean and Black Sea which is organised by FAO-GFCM secretariat.
2nd Mediterranean Experience of Eco-Tourism (MEET) Steering committee meeting, Beirut, Lebanon, 26-28 September 2013. The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation is partner in this project along with 8 Mediterranean institutions.
The 10th World Wilderness Congress, Salamanca, Spain, 4-10 October 2013
3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC3), Marseille-Corsica, France, 27-28 October 2013. Organized by the Agence des aires marines protégées (French Marine Protected Areas Agency) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Every four years, the congress brings together major maritime stakeholders from around the globe, beyond national or sectorial boundaries, to assist in the conservation and sustainable development of the oceans. Previous editions were held in Geelong, Australia, in 2005 and Washington, D.C., in 2009.
5th Meeting of the Parties to ACCOBAMS (Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area), Tangier, Morocco, 5th to 8th November 2013.
18th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention and its Protocols, Istanbul, Turkey, 3-6 December 2013. The meeting will review the progress achieved during the current 2012-2013 biennium and decide on future actions and programmatic decisions of significance to keeping the UNEP/Mediterranean Action Plan relevant and action oriented to improve the marine and coastal environment and promote sustainable development in the Mediterranean region.