Culture, Heritage and Diversity

Bern Convention Institutions: T-PVS Bureau Meeting (1)

Strasbourg (France) - Room 16, Palais de l'Europe
23 April 2012


Final agenda

Report of the meeting




31st meeting of the Standing Committee (Strasbourg, 29 November - 2 December 2011) - Meeting report: T-PVS(2011)26


2nd meeting of the Bureau (Strasbourg, 9 September 2011) - Meeting report: T-PVS(2011)15


Report on the implementation of the Bern Convention in Switzerland: T-PVS/Inf(2011)29 [French only]


Group of Specialists on the European Diploma for Protected Areas - Meeting Report: T-PVS/DE(2012)15E

Meeting of the Select Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species - Summary of conclusions: T-PVS/Inf(2012)05


Working documents

Bern Convention Programme of Activities (2012-2013): T-PVS(2011)12

Register of Bern Convention Case-Files: T-PVS/Inf(2012)02

Summary of Case-Files and Complaints: T-PVS/Notes(2012)03

Follow-up of complaints: Report by the European Union: T-PVS/Files(2012)01

File open: Ukraine - Proposed navigable waterway in the Bystroe Estuary (Danube delta):

File open: Cyprus - Akamas Peninsula:

File open: Bulgaria - Wind Farms in Balchik and Kaliakra (Via Pontica):

File open: France - Habitats for the survival of the common hamster (Cricetus cricetus) in Alsace:

  • Government Report

  • NGO report

File open: Italy - Eradication and trade of the Ameriacan Grey Squirrel (Sciuruc carolinensis):

Possible file: France - Protection of the European Green Toad (Bufo viridis) in Alsace:

Complaint in stand-by: Morocco - Ecological impacts of a tourism centre in Saïdia:

  • Government Report

  • NGO report

Complaint in stand-by: Ukraine - threats to natural habitats and species in Dniester River Delta:

Complaint in stand-by: Greece - threats to marine turtles in Thines Kiparissias:

Complaint in stand-by: United Kingdom - increase in turtle mortality in Episkopi and Akrotiri areas:

Other complaints: Turkey - threat to the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus):

  • Government Report

  • Report by the complainant (Middle East Technical University): T-PVS/Files(2012)5

Other complaints: France/Switzerland - threats to the Rhone streber (Zingel asper) in the Doubs (France) and in the cantons of Jura and Neuchâtel (Switzerland):

Other complaints: Threat to the Brown Bear in Croatia:

Other complaints: Management of the wolf (Canis lupus) in Ukraine:

Other complaints: Threat to the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) in Ukraine:

Other complaints: Wide scale culling of badgers to control bovine tuberculosis in cattle (UK):

Follow-up of past complaints: France - Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) in Drôme and Isère:

Follow-up of Recommendations: Suivi de la Recommandation n° 151 (2010) concernant la protection de la Tortue d’Hermann (Testudo hermanni hermanni) dans le massif et la plaine des Maures (Var) en France

The need to assess progress in the implementation of the Bern Convention - Committee of Ministers’ reply to Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation 1964 (2011) - Doc. 12807

Improving the Case Files system under the Bern Convention - T-PVS(2012)03

Implementation of CBD CoP-10 decision: T-PVS/Inf(2012)04

Draft Resolutions 2012 on the European Diploma for Protected Areas: T-PVS/DE(2012)13



Possible contribution of the Bern Convention to the celebrations of the Habitats Directive/Natura 2000 - T-PVS/Notes(2012)01


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