During the “2nd International Meeting on the Conservation and Sustainable Development of the Alboran Sea” held in Oudja in 2009, working groups were organized in which the strategy and specific actions for the next years were discussed and agreed upon.

The working groups are:

1. Sand exploitation and Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)
2. Interactions between human activities, cetaceans, birds, and marine turtles
3. Marine protected areas and biodiversity