|Title||OSPAR Recommendation 2003/3 on a Network of Marine Protected Areas|
This Recommendation applies to Contracting Parties which are coastal States of the maritime area.
Delivery process or content of this obligation overlaps with another reporting obligation ( http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/obligations/269)
|Legislative instrument title||OSPAR Convention|
|Reporting dates and guidelines|
|National reporting coordinators|
|National reporting contacts|
|Next report due||31/12/2013|
|Report to||OSPAR Convention|
|Other clients using this reporting|
|Reporting guidelines||OSPAR Recommendation 2003/3 adopted by OSPAR 2003, amended by OSPAR Recommendation 2010/2 [Valid since 27/06/2003]|
Contracting Parties should report on any OSPAR marine protected areas that they have selected or deselected, on any management plans that they have adopted or substantially amended and on any other issues that the OSPAR Commission has identified for reporting in that year.
As a guide for reporting, Contracting Parties should use the proforma for compiling the characteristics of a potential marine protected area in Appendix 4 of the Guidelines for the Identification and Selection of Marine Protected Areas in the OSPAR Maritime Area (reference number: 2003-17).
|Data used for|
|Type of information reported||Compliance, Regulatory, Text report|