Culture, Heritage and Diversity

Ecological Networks

Joint Council of Europe / European Union Programme

"Emerald Network of Nature Protection Sites, Phase II"

1st Steering Committee meeting
Strasbourg, 18 October 2013
Palais de l'Europe, Room 14


The Steering Committee is the decision-making body of the Joint EU/CoE Programme on the setting-up of the Emerald Network (Phase II). It gathers representatives from the national authorities and the Emerald project leaders from the seven target countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine), the project manager at the Council of Europe and the scientific expert of the project.

At this first meeting, the Steering Committee will examine the progress in the project implementation during 2013, will address shortcomings and possible issues encountered at national level during the first implementation year and will plan the project activities for 2014.

Meeting information

Draft Agenda

List of participants

Working documents
Project lifespan planning 2014-2016

Report of the Joint Programme Kick-off meeting (Kiev, 24-26 April 2013)

Detailed project description

Role and tasks of national project leaders

Emerald Network Reference Portal

Useful links
+33 390 21 58 81

+33 390 21 55 37