It is with great pleasure that the Permanent Secretariat announces the adhesion of the municipalities of Pisa and La Spezia to the Pelagos Partnership Charter. Tuscany and Liguria reach respectively the rates of 68% and 78% on a regional scale adhesions and Italy counts 84 municipalities adhering to the Partnership Charter.

In the framework of the research program funded by the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea, the National Park of Port-Cros, facilitator of the Pelagos Agreement for the French Part, has launched a call for projects addressed to possible scientific partners. The call for proposals can be pdf downloaded here .

The French Part of the Pelagos Agreement is pleased to present a catalog listing and describing trainings related to cetaceans of the Mediterranean, carried by the partner of the Sanctuary and addressed to professionals, students and children. To consult the catalog, please pdf clic here .



The  pdf 2017 Pelagos Newsletter made by the French Part of the Pelagos Agreement has appeared (French language).

Happy reading!


In the framework of Pelagos Charter, the Environmental Office in Saint-Tropez has installed Sanctuary panels on six beaches.

 Credits: Environment Office, Municipality of Saint-Tropez

In the framework of the "Pelagos Noise" Project, financed by Pelagos, CIMA Research Foundation organized a stand called "Whale games" at Fête de la Science in Nice (8 - 16 October 2016) in partnership with GIS3M and Politecnico di Milano. "Whale games" will be also one "laboratory" of the Festival della Scienza in Genoa (27 October - 6 November 2016).

(To learn more about the event thing place in Nice, please click here).

(To learn more about the event thing place in Genoa, please click here).


On the 29th and the 30th of September 2016, during the "No Frills 2016 - Travel & Technology Event", taking place in Bergamo, the Diano Marina municipality has promoted, once more, its activities in the Sanctuary in front of the touristic sector's operators and buyers.

Credits: Diano Marina Municipality


Permanent Secretariat of the Pelagos Agreement has reopened in the Principality of Monaco, since the 26th of September 2016. The aim of the Agreement new seat is the consolidation of its governance by the reinforcement and cooperation within commissions, institutions and secretaries, among others the ACCOBAMS, RAMOGE and CIESM ones. The combined efforts within France, Italy and Principality of Monaco will improve actions for the protection of the Sanctuary and its mammals.

Permanent Secretariat of the Pelagos Agreement

Provisional contacts details

Département des Relations Extérieures et de la Coopération
Ministère d’Etat – Place de la Visitation BP 522
MC-98015 Monaco Cedex

Telephone: +377 98 98 92 72 / +33 (0)6 50 27 99 33

Ms. Fannie Dubois, executive Secretary of the Pelagos Agreement and Ms. Costanza Favilli, Assistant of the executive Secretary, are pleased to join the Permanent Secretary of the Agreement.

The Pelagos Agreement Permanent Secretariat has the pleasure to inform you that an Extraordinary Meeting of Pelagos Agreement will be held in Genoa (Italy) on July 19th 2016.





Pelagos Agreement recruits an executive Secretary and an Assistant of the executive Secretary.

Deadline for submitting the application is July 3rd, 2016 at 11:59 pm (UCT/GMT + 2 hours).