Useful guides and documentation
Acronyms: List of commonly used OSPAR acronyms
Glossary: Glossary of commonly used terms
Quality Status Report 2023 communication resouces
To support the communication of the QSR 2023 OSPAR produced a number of resources:
PDF versions of the key findings report for printing and online viewing are available via the links in the table below.
Compressed file (to share via email – low resolution)
Online viewing PDF (high res)
For professional printing (with printers’ marks)
English full PDF
French full PDF
French for print
Briefing notes for each of the thematic assessments: benthic habitats, climate change, eutrophication, fish, food webs, hazardous substances, human activities, marine birds, marine litter, non-indigenous species, offshore industry, pelagic habitats, radioactive substances, underwater noise.
All of these communication resources have been collected onto a dedicated Trello board for easy sharing https://trello.com/b/jbRYBBCR/ospars-quality-status-report-2023-communications
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QSR 2023 presentations
Blank PowerPoint template
Background info PowerPoint slides for use
Introduction to OSPAR Part 1 - What is OSPAR?
Introduction to OSPAR Part 2 - OSPAR's Work
Introduction to OSPAR Part 3 - Introduction to the Intermediate Assessment
A slide deck is available for use and contains some key information and standard messaging about OSPAR's Marine Litter Regional Action Plan
The OSPAR organogram shows the latest organisational structure
Online introduction to OSPAR presentation for use
Strategy and implementation plan
North-East Atlantic Envirnoment Strategy and implementation plan