MPA Management Plans: Preparation
Require the proponent of an MPA to submit a proposed Management Plan to the decision making body or subsidiary body (e.g. scientific committee) at the time it submits the MPA proposal.
Notes: Lydia, table at 2.3.5. Proponent of MPA to provide a draft management plan
References: Madrid Protocol, Annex V, Art 5, Art 6.
Subsidiary body to work with States Parties and through competent international organizations and relevant regional bodies to develop and adopt a management plans within two years of the designation of an MPA
Notes: Subsidiary body to work with States Parties and through international organizations regional bodies to develop/adopt management plans
References: OSPAR Convention Annex V, Art 3 (duties of the OSPAR Commission to develop means for instituting measures related to specific areas/species/habitats)
Regional advisory bodies or coordinating units established under this agreement to be responsible for coordinating the development of a management plan within a specified time (e.g. two years) of an MPAs adoption or endorsement pursuant to this agreement See: Institutional Aspects, section 6.1, page 34.
Notes: Regional advisory bodies or coordinating units create management plan