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Establishing maritime spatial plans for marine areas
by Ministry of Finance (Government)
Only small parts of Estonian marine areas have currently maritime spatial plans. The objective is to cover the entire Estonian marine area with maritime spatial plans. These plans will address all the main issues related to the protection and sustainable use of the sea. The preparation of plans will include research in marine areas and public consultations.
Progress reports
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
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
  • Community or Locally Managed Marine Areas
  • Integrated Coastal Management
  • Marine Spatial Planning
December 2020
Maritime spatial plan for the enitre Estonian marine area
Other, please specify
Public consultations
Staff / Technical expertise
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - December 2020
Ministry of Environment (Governmental), municipalities (Governmental)
Ocean Basins
  • Global
  • North Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Rene Reisner, Head of the Marine Environment Department, Ministry of the Environment, rene.reisner@envir.ee, +3726262855
Tallinn, Estonia
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