Mare Nostrum aims to help bridge the policy-implementation gap between existing Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) tools and their actual effect on the ground.
Mare Nostrum’s ultimate objective is to improve the socio-economic and the environmental sustainability of the Mediterranean coastline while increasing its resilience to natural and man-made hazards.
The project identifies local impediments to implementation and leverages insights gathered from local successes into improved policy-making. The project’s methodology seeks to achieve more effective Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) through the generation of a dialogue between numerous and diverse stakeholders. Social and geopolitical impacts of the project will include:
Mare Nostrum seeks to achieve gradual improvement in the effectiveness of instruments for integrated spatial planning and coastline management and improve dialogue and cooperation across national borders in partner countries.