UNDP is the leading organisation of the project and is responsible for the overall management of the project. The design of EMBLAS is based on the participation of reputed scientific institutions with capacity in environmental monitoring, providing quality of expertise. The following partner organisations are planned to participate in the project:

Organizations
Website
1. National Environmental Agency – NEA (Tbilisi and Batumi Black Sea Monitoring Center, Georgia) – National Lead Partner
2. Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University – TSU (Tbilisi, Georgia)
3. State Oceanographic Institute – SOI (Moscow, Russian Federation)
4. P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences – SIO-RAS (Moscow and Southern Branch in Gelendzhik, Russian Federation)
5. Scientific Research Centre “Dynamics of the Nearshore zone” – SRC  (Gelendzhik, Russian Federation)
6. Ukrainian Scientific Centre of Ecology of the Sea – UkrSCES (Odessa, Ukraine) – National Lead Partner
7. Institute of Marine Biology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine – IMB (Odessa, Ukraine)
8. Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University – ONU (Odessa, Ukraine)
9. Permanent Secretariat of the Black Sea Commission – BSC PS (Istanbul, Turkey) – international
Organizations
Characteristics
Website
1. Marine Hydrophysical Institute (MHI) – Ukraine
Public Scientific institution
http://mhi.nas.gov.ua/eng/
2. Odessa National I.I.Mechnikov University (ONU) – Ukraine
Public Scientific institution
http://onu.edu.ua/en/
3. Ukrainian Scientific Center of Ecology of the Sea (UkrSCES) – Odessa, Ukraine
Public Scientific institution
http://www.sea.gov.ua/index.htm.en
4. A.O.Kovalevskiy Institute of Biology of Southern Seas (IBSS) – Sevastopol, Ukraine
Public Scientific institution
http://ibss.nas.gov.ua/?lang=en
5. Odessa Branch, Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (OB-IBSS) – Ukraine
Public Scientific institution
6. Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) – Georgia
Public Scientific institution
http://www.tsu.edu.ge/en/
7. National Environmental Agency “Black Sea Monitoring Center” (NEA) – Tbilisi, Georgia
Public Scientific institution
http://www.meteo.gov.ge/
8. State Oceanographic Institute (SOI) – Russia
Public Scientific institution
http://www.oceanography.ru/ (in Russian)
9. P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology Russian Academy of Sciences (SIO-RAS) – Russia
Public Scientific institution
http://www.ocean.ru/eng/
10. Permanent Secretariat of the Black Sea Commission (BSC PS) – international
International organization
http://www.blacksea-commission.org/
Projects
Website
1. Environmental Protection of International River Basins Project – EPIRB
http://blacksea-riverbasins.net/en/
2. Guiding Improvements in the Black Sea In Monitoring System – MISIS
http://www.misisproject.eu/
3. Policy-oriented Marine Environmental Research in the Southern European Seas – PERSEUS
http://www.perseus-net.eu/
4. Shared Environment Information System – SEIS
http://enpi-seis.ew.eea.europa.eu/
5. Towards COast to COast NETworks – COCONET
http://www.coconet-fp7.eu/