Result 1: Modern systems and facilities established to support marine environmental monitoring in Georgia and Ukraine

  • Project Activity 1.1: Situation analysis in GE UA – review of the existing facilities and instrumentation, definition of the national needs
  • Project Activity 1.2: Specification for technical equipment and facilities
  • Project Activity 1.3: Purchasing and installation of equipment

Result 2: National capacities strengthened for application of modern analytical methods, data management and assessment related to marine environmental monitoring

  • Project Activity 2.1: Capacity building programme – training schedule
  • Project Activity 2.2: Trainings – on data assessment and assessment schemes
  • Project Activity 2.3: Trainings – use of new equipment
  • Project Activity 2.4: Further development of the BS WQD (Black Sea Water Quality Database)

Result 3: Awareness of general public on the Black Sea environmental issues further increased and education of young generation supported

  • Project Activity 3.1: Organizing of the “Black Sea Clean Beach Day”
  • Project Activity 3.2: Organizing educational / public awareness campaigns, linked to “Black Sea SaveBook” application and strengthen the role of women in the environmental protection
  • Project Activity 3.3: Further dissemination of the project results and visibility

Result 4: Management and coordination of the project ensured

  • Project Activity 4.1: Organizing the project coordination meetings and maintenance of the project Intranet
  • Project Activity 4.2: Organizing of recruitment and procurement
  • Project Activity 4.3: Coordination activities with other relevant projects and institutions
  • Project Activity 4.4: Preparation of the regular donor reports

Project Activity 1: Implementation of national and joint regional monitoring programmes

Project Activity 2: Facilitating of joint monitoring and reduction of marine litter

Project Activity 3: Conducting of environmental public awareness and educational campaigns

Project Activity 4: Ensuring project management and coordination

Project Activity 1: Support at the implementation of countries’ obligations under the Bucharest and other related Conventions and Agreements

Project Activity 2:  National Pilot Monitoring Studies (NPMS) – Development and implementation of NPMS for testing and harmonisation of developed by EMBLAS-I drafts of cost-effective National Black Sea Integrated Monitoring and Assessment Programmes (N-BSIMAPs) in accordance with reporting obligations under the MSFD, WFD and BSIMAP

Project Activity 3: Large scale implementation of training and intercomparison programmes on monitoring methods and quality assurance adhering to the ISO 17025 standard

Project Activity 4: Joint Open Sea Surveys (JOSS) – Implementation of the Joint Black Sea Surveys methodology along the lines of the MSFD, WFD and BSIMAP

Project Activity 5: Upgrade and operation of the web-based Black Sea Water Quality Database

Project Activity 6: Dissemination of knowledge and best practices, public awareness and visibility