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05/21: Call for consultancy for the development of a regional capacity building programme on Mediterranean MPAs management


UNEP/MAP-SPA/RAC is launching a call for consultancy aiming at the development of the SPA/RAC regional capacity building programme for Improving Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) management and ensuring their sustainability.






In the framework of the EU-funded project “Towards achieving the Good Environmental Status of the Mediterranean Sea and Coast through an Ecologically Representative and Efficiently Managed and Monitored Network of Marine Protected Areas” (IMAP-MPA project), supported by the Mediterranean Trust Fund (MTF), SPA/RAC is proposing the development and implementation of a regional capacity building programme for improving Mediterranean MPA management and ensuring their sustainability.

This capacity building programme will cover the following key aspects:

  • MPA effective management and sustainable financing.
  • Socio-economic sustainability of MPAs.

In the proposed programme, specific challenges will be addressed to provide the knowledge and tools needed, by combining theoretical training with practical experience through a dynamic, innovative and gender-inclusive approach.

Offers must be received electronically at the following e-mail address:
car-asp@spa-rac.org, before Sunday 23 May 2021,at 23:59 UTC+1 (Tunis Time).

E-mails should have the following subject: “Call for tenders n°19/2021_SPA/RAC_IMAP-MPA/MTF– SPA/RAC Capacity Building Programme – ‘Applicantname’”.

The terms of reference including the conditions of participation, evaluation procedure and other useful information concerning this call for consultancy are detailed at the following link.