The Blue Flag Structure
Blue Flag International
The International Jury reviews National Jury decisions and award the Blue Flag to Beaches, Marinas, and Boat Managers.
Learn more about the international jury members here: International Jury – Blue Flag
The International administration is handled by the Foundation for Environmental Education’s head office in Denmark.
International administration provides support to national operators, coordinates program implementation, and manages international data.
The International Controllers audit and report on Blue Flag sites.
Blue Flag National
The National Jury reviews applications from the Beaches, Marinas, and Boat Managers and promotes those achieving international and national standards to the International Jury. Learn more about the National Jury Organizations here: Our Network — National Jury.
The USA national administration is handled by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association.
National administration supports sites, coordinates the national application process, and provides information to the public about the Blue Flag.
The International Controllers audit and report on s Blue Flag sites.