The Bern Convention is a binding international legal instrument in the field of nature conservation, covering most of the natural heritage of the European continent and extending to some States of Africa.
Paris, France 14-15 June 2017
The 1st meeting of the Restricted Group of Experts on Climate Change and Biodiversity under the...
Madeira, Portugal 1-3 June 2017
The 12th meeting of the Bern Convention Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species (IAS) will...
Strasbourg, France 21st March 2017
On 21st March the Bureau of the Standing Committee to the Bern Convention met in Strasbourg for...
Over thirty years ago, an innovative legal text was adopted to protect Europe’s wild plants and animals. The Council of Europe’s Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (1979), or Bern Convention, was the first international treaty to protect both species and habitats and to bring countries together to decide how to act on nature conservation.
- 1st meeting of the Restricted Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate Change - 14-15 June 2017, Paris (France)
- Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species back-to-back with a Seminar on the “Eradication of IAS in small European islands” - 1-3 June 2017, Madeira (Portugal)