29 Sept 2022

The Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of the European Commission (DG MARE) and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) are delighted to open the registration for the next International Conference on Marine/Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP)!

This 3rd edition will take place on 22 and 23 November 2022 in Barcelona (Spain). Objective: The conference aims to assess the state-of-the-art implementation of MSP and discuss challenges and opportunities to achieve the MSProadmap priority areas and target (cover at least 1/3 of the global maritime areas under national jurisdictions with marine spatial plans by 2030).

Format: This 3rd edition will be structured around thematic panels. Besides, participants who registered by 16 October will be able to apply for the e-Posters Exhibition related to the six priority areas of the MSP roadmap 2022-2027:

  • Knowledge support
  • Capacity development and awareness
  • Transboundary cooperation
  • Climate-smart MSP
  • Marine protection and restoration
  • Sustainable blue economy

More information about e-posters submission will be sent to registered participants.

Language: English, French and Spanish

Type of event: In person event + Live streaming

Venue: World Trade Center Barcelona - Moll de Barcelona, s/n

  • Date : 22-23 November 2023