On 21 and 22 May 2019, PAP/RAC organized a meeting of the Ecosystem Approach Correspondence Group on Monitoring (CORMON) on Coast and Hydrography cluster in Rome, Italy. The meeting was hosted by INFO/RAC at their premises. It was attended by representatives of 15 Contracting Parties and PAP/RAC, Info/RAC, SPA/RAC and MEDPOL representatives, as well as by EcAp MED II project Coordinator.
One of the main topics of the meeting was to discuss and provide guidance on data standards and data dictionaries of the Coast and Hydrography indicators; to discus and agree on details related to Guidance Fact Sheets for these indicators; to exchange information on the status of implementation of IMAP at national level with regards to Coast and Hydrography, and to discuss and provide guidance on cross-cutting issues of regional importance for this Cluster. All the objectives were achieved and Conclusions and Recommendations adopted at the end of this productive meeting.