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Policy Recommendations for Improved EU and US Cooperation in Maritime Governance


Cavalieri, Sandra; Andrew Reid; Sarah Lang et. al. 2011: Policy recommendations for improved EU and US cooperation in maritime governance.

Biliana Cicin-Sain (University of Delaware)
Miriam Balgos (University of Delaware)
Laura Cantral (Meridian Institute)
Elizabeth Lee (Meridian Institute)
Mallorie Bruns (Meridian Institute)
Kirsten Howard (Meridian Institute)
Raphaël Billé (IDDRI)
39 S.

1 Introduction
2 Current policy framework
2.1 EU/US domestic policy frameworks
2.1.1 EU policy framework
2.1.2 US policy framework
2.2 International policy framework
2.3 Shortcomings of the current international framework
3 Policy recommendations related to oceans and climate change
3.1 Transatlantic information exchange and collaborative activities
3.2 Mitigation strategies and initiatives
3.3 Adaptation strategies
3.4 Summary
4 Policy recommendations related to the high seas
4.1 Impact Assessments
4.2 Identifying, managing and protecting significant and vulnerable marine areas
4.3 High Seas governance
4.4 Summary
5 Policy recommendations related to integrated marine policies and tools
5.1 Initial conditions
5.2 Planning
5.3 Implementation
5.4 Monitoring and Evaluation
5.5 Transatlantic dialogue
5.6 Conclusion
6 Policy recommendations related to EU/US transatlantic cooperation
6.1 Harness scientific capacity for coordinated policy action and integrated assessment
6.2 Environmentally sustainable maritime technology and practices for greener outcomes in shipping, fishing and energy
6.3 Monitoring, control and surveillance
6.4 International Influence
6.5 Conclusion
7 Next steps
8 References
9 Appendix A: CALAMAR Working Group members
10 Appendix B: CALAMAR Working Group Policy Recommendations