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.
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina 31st May - 1st June 2016
Climate change is already affecting biodiversity and conservationists need to adapt their methods...
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova 11-13 May 2016
Independent scientific experts, national authorities and NGOs from Belarus, the Republic of...
Tirana, Albania 14-15 April 2016
The Bern Convention Special focal points for Illegal Killing, Trapping and Trade of Wild Birds...
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 Biodiversity and Climate Change - 31 May-1 June 2016, Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- Emerald Network Biogeographical Seminar for all habitats and species (except birds) for Belarus, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine - 11-13 May 2016, Chisinau (Republic of Moldova)