EUCC – The Coastal Union Germany, or EUCC-D for short, promotes integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) and the sustainable development of coasts and seas in Germany. To this end, the ngo provides information, consultation, knowledge, and education around Germany in addition to arranging workshops and leading demonstration projects. EUCC-Germany provides a voice for ICZM activities in Europe and bridges the gap between science, practice, and the public. EUCC-D is the national branch of the Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC), the largest NGO in the field of coastal management. The EUCC has the goal of promoting sustainable development of European coasts and seas. For this purpose, the EUCC directly encourages the development of innovative and sustainably oriented European strategies and legislation.