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.
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...
Strasbourg, France 8 March 2017
The Group of Specialists on the European Diploma for the Protected Areas held its annual meeting...
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.
- 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)
- T-PVS Bureau Meeting (1) - 21 March 2017, Strasbourg (France)