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Marine Spatial Plan for the Republic of Mauritius
by Department for Continental Shelf, Maritime Zones Administration & Exploration, Ministry of Defence and Rodrigues (Government)
Objectives
o To effectively manage and explore the maritime zones of the Republic of Mauritius in a sustainable manner
o To ascertain the maritime sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Mauritius
Implementation methodologies
o Participatory approach
o Ecosystem approach based on the best available scientific information
o In line with international laws and Conventions
Progress reports
14.1
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
14.2
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
14.5
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
14.7
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
14.a
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
14.c
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want
Type of commitment
2022
A first Marine Spatial Plan (MSP) for the Republic of Mauritius
Other, please specify
Government financed and in-kind contribution andProject Fund
Basic information
Time-frame: January 2017 - June 2022
Partners
Government and parastatal bodies and NGOs
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Mauritius
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Rezah badal, Director General, mzadministration@govmu.org, +230 201 3531
7th Floor New Government Centre Port Louis Republic of Mauritius
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