The Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution defines the role and functions of the Activity Centers as, inter alia, supporting to the activities of the Black Sea Commission. The Black Sea Strategic Action Plan 1996 further elaborates on this and defines the Advisory Groups/Activity Centers in the seven strategic sectors of the BSAP. The Strategic Action Plan for the Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation of the Black Sea 2009, adopted at the Ministerial Meeting/Diplomatic Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria, 17 April 2009, elaborates on the further increase of their role efficiency.
Environmental and Safety Aspects of Shipping, Varna Bulgaria
Polllution Monitoring and Assessment, Odessa, Ukraine
Control of Pollution from Land Based Sources, Istanbul, Turkey
Development of Common Methodologies for Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Krassnodar, Russian Federation
Conservation of Biological Diversity, Batumi, Georgia
Environmental Aspects of Fisheries and Other Marine Living Resources, Constanta, Romania
Information and Data Management, Permanent Secretariat, Istanbul, Turkey