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NIVA is leading this comprehensive EU project that will examine the interaction between all European regulations that affect the marine and coastal environment.

About the project

The CrossGov consortium consists of seven European partners from six different countries:

  • NIVA - Norwegian Institute for Water Research
  • s.Pro – Sustainable Projects GmbH
  • UEF – The University of Eastern Finland 
  • UU – Utrecht University
  • ACTeon
  • RIFS – Research Institute for Sustainability
  • CNR – The National Research Council of Italy

CrossGov aims to increase knowledge on how the coherence and intersections between marine-related policies and legislation affect the realization of the EU Green Deal targets for biodiversity protection and zero pollution, as well as climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Read more on the project's own website.

Read also:NIVA to review Europe's rules for the marine environment - with the Oslo Fjord as a case study

See also: Policy Brief 1 May 2023: Coherent and Cross-compliant Ocean Governance for Delivering the Green Deal for European Seas