The Regional activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas (RAC/SPA) is responsible for the implementation of the Project.

To achieve its objectives, the project will carry out the following activities:

inventory of and documentation available:
Since one of the problems addressed by the project is the insufficient information available on the marine biological diversity in the Mediterranean, an inventory of all studies and documentation available should be prepared at the early stages of the project.
Activity 1 (MP) : Elaboration of management plans for the marine areas of :
the National Park of Al Hoceima , Morocco (MP1)
the proposed protected area of Marjiessa- Ras Raheb, Malta (MP2)
the National Park of Zembra and Zembretta, Tunisia (MP3)
the Nature Reserve of Rosh Hanikra, Israel (MP4)
the proposed protected area of Oum Toyour, Syria (MP5)
the National Park of El Kala (Algeria) (MP6)
Activity 2 (PP): Identification of sites of conservation interest with a view to elaborating national plans for the development of protected areas in the identified sites. This Activity will be carried out:
along the coast of Cyprus (PP1)
along the coast of Syria (PP2)
Activity 3 (NW): Organisation of national training workshops :
NW1. National Training Workshop on the development of tourism in relation to protected areas (Morocco)
NW2. National Training Workshop on the development of tourism in relation to protected areas (Israel)
NW3. National Training Workshop on the management of marine protected areas (Algeria)
NW4. National Training Workshop on the techniques for the monitoring of marine protected areas (Tunisia).
Activity 4 (RTS): Regional Training Seminar on “Marine protected area management planning”
Activity 5 (G): Elaboration of guidelines and technical tools
G1. Guidelines for the establishment and management of Specially Protected Areas
G2. Practical guide on species in need of special care in the Mediterranean coastal zone (identification, population and habitat management, monitoring)
Activity 6 (D): Dissemination through Internet of the scientific and technical information collected during the project