• Executive Summary
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Governance challenges in relation to maritime zones in the Mediterranean Sea
  • 3. Conventions and other legal instruments
  • 4. Existing maritime zones in the Mediterranean Sea
  • 5. Key activities in the Mediterranean Sea and existing legal competence under international law
  • Navigation and pollution
  • 6. Carbon sequestration
  • 7.Illegal activities
  • 8. Fishing activities
  • 9. Activities affecting marine mammals
  • 10. Habitat destruction/protection.
  • 11. Genetic resources
  • 12. Energy and mining
  • 13. Transport of energy
  • 14. Sand and gravel extraction
  • 15. Marine scientific research
  • 16. Underwater cultural heritage
  • 17. Assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of establishing an EEZ
  • 18. How competence is exercised by Mediterranean States (flag/coastal/port)
  • 19. Present problems
  • 20. Possible ways forward
  • 21. Recommendations
  • Annex I - Summary of Mediterranean Expert Group discussions
  • Annex II - Main International Treaties applicable in the Mediterranean
  • Annex III - Coastal Zones of Mediterranean States
  • Annex IV- IUCN Resolution 4.066 Improving the Governance of the Mediterranean Sea