2021: ACCOBAMS 25 years Anniversary

In 2021 we are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of ACCOBAMS, which was signed in November 1996 under the auspices of UNEP/CMS.

A commemorative logo to mark this important milestone was selected amongst many excellent proposals received.

We are deeply thankful to all the authors having submitted their valuable proposals to ACCOBAMS.

We are glad to announce the winning proposal below, following a decision by ACCOBAMS Bureau meeting held in December 2020.


The 25th Anniversary will be celebrated in November 2021, in parallel with the 14th Meeting of the ACCOBAMS Scientific Committee to be held in Monaco.

Call for consultancy for the development of a post-2020 regional strategy for MPAs and OECMs in the Mediterraneans

Pursuant to Decision IG.24/6 of the Barcelona Convention COP 21, the Specially Protected Areas Regional Activity Centre (SPA/RAC) launched a call for consultancy aiming at the development of a post-2020 regional strategy for marine protected areas (MPAs) and other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) in the Mediterranean.

The deadline for receiving proposals is20 January 2021.

This consultancy is open to individual consultants having experience in developing strategies and action plans for the marine and coastal environment conservation and protected areas; and having excellent writing skills in English.

The terms of reference (ToRs) of the call for consultancy: PDF download Accobams