Culture, Heritage and Diversity

Bern Convention Institutions: T-PVS Bureau Meeting (2)

Strasbourg (France) - Palais de l'Europe - Room 16
10 September 2014


Last updated on 15/01/2015



Draft agenda
Report of the meeting


Background documents

Note for the Bureau
Summary table of reporting - T-PVS/Inf(2014)6
Report of the 1st meeting of the Bureau - T-PVS(2014)2

Working documents

Report of the meeting of the Group of Specialists on European Diploma of Protected Areas - T-PVS/DE(2014)11

Adopted Resolutions concerning the European Diploma of Protected Areas in 2014 - T-PVS/DE(2014)12

Summary of the main conclusions of the meeting of the Select Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species - T-PVS/Inf(2014)3E

Select Group of Experts on Illegal killing, trapping and trade of wild birds: report of the meeting - T-PVS(2014)3

Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate change: Meeting report - T-PVS(2014)4

Summary overview of the work carried out by the Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate Change - T-PVS/Inf(2014)12

34th Standing Committee meeting: Draft Agenda - T-PVS(2014)1

Draft Programme of Activities for 2015 - T-PVS(2014)5

Draft Agenda of the 6th meeting of the Group of Experts on Protected Areas and Ecological Networks - T-PVS/PA(2014)1E

First interim report on the implementation of the EU/CoE Joint Project "Emerald Network Phase II" - T-PVS/PA(2014)5

Report on the implementation of the Convention in Greece


Summary of case-files and complaints - T-PVS/Notes(2014)2

Register of Bern Convention's case-files - T-PVS/Inf(2014)2

Presumed breach of the Convention in relation to badgers: explanatory note from the Secretariat : T-PVS/Files(2014)38

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: Italy -  Eradication and trade of the American Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

File open: Turkey - Presumed degradation of nesting beaches in Fethiye and Patara SPAs

File open: Greece - threat to marine turtles in Thines Kiparissias

Possible file: Turkey - threat to the Mediterranean Monk Seal (Monachus monachus):

Possible file: Poland - Possible spread of the American Mink

Stand-by: France - Protection of the European Green Toad (Bufo viridis) in Alsace

Stand-by: Morocco - Ecological impacts of a tourism centre in Sadia

Stand-by: Turkey - Sport and recreation facilities in irali key turtle nesting beach

  • Government report - T- PVS/Files(2014)X

  • Complainant report - T-PVS/Files(2014)X

Stand-by: Malta - Presumed illegal killing of birds:

Stand-by: UK - Marsupella profunda threatened by a waste burn incinerator at Rostowrack Farm St Dennis:

Stand-by: Croatia - Impact of a project for the regulation of the Danube River on the river's biodiversity:

Stand-by: "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" - Hydro power development within the territory of Mavrovo National Park:

Stand-by: Presumed impact of a construction of Overhead Power Line (OHL) in an environmentally sensitive area in the Lithuanian-Polish borderland:

Stand-by: France /  Switzerland  - threats to the Rhone streber (Zingel asper) in the Doubs (France) and in the canton of Jura (Switzerland).

Stand-by: France - Presumed abusive eradication of the badger (Meles meles) in France

Stand-by: Ukraine - Presumed destruction of birds' and bats habitats due to tourism developments in Ukrainian Natural Reserves

Other complaints: France - Impact of corn monoculture on the conservation status of protected species in Alsace, France


Follow-up of previous recommendations : Proposal by the Secretariat

Recommendation No. 95 (2002) on the conservation of marine turtles in Kazanli beach (Turkey)

  • Compilation of national reports - T-PVS/Files(2014)X

Recommendation No. 144 (2009) of the Standing Committee, on the wind park in Smla (Norway) and other wind farm developments in Norway

  • Government report - T-PVS/Files(2014)X

  • NGO report - T-PVS/Files(2014)X

Recommendation No. 110 (2004) of the Standing Committee on minimising adverse effects of above-ground electricity transmission facilities (power lines) on birds

Recommendation No. 96 (2002) on conservation of natural habitats and wildlife, especially birds, in afforestation of lowland in Iceland

  • Government report - T-PVS/Files(2014)X

  • NGO report - T-PVS/Files(2014)X

Recommendation No. 25 (1991) on the conservation of natural areas outside protected areas proper

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