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Group of Experts on Protected Areas and Ecological Networks / Groupe d'Experts sur les Zones Protégées et Réseaux Ecologiques

6th Meeting of the Group of Experts / 6ème réunion du Groupe d'Experts
11 - 12 September 2014 / 11 - 12 septembre 2014
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France), Palais de l'Europe, Room 7


The Group of Experts on Protected Areas and Ecological Networks will meet in Strasbourg on 11-12 September 2014 for the 6th time. Experts on protected areas will review the progress in the establishment of the Emerald Network by the Bern Convention Contracting Parties. Delegates will discuss the interpretation of some provisions of Resolution No 6 (1998) of the Standing Committee to the Bern Convention, changes proposed to the list of protected habitats of Resolution No. 4 (1996) of the Standing Committee to the Bern Convention, as well as debate the practical implementation of new tools and reporting forms developed for the Network. In addition, the experts will continue the exchange of experiences in the field of ecological networks in Europe. The meeting will gather officials from the Council of Europe, as well as representatives of Contracting Parties and Observer states and NGOs to the Bern Convention and the European Union.

Le Groupe d'experts sur les Zones Protégées et Réseaux Ecologiques se rencontrera à Strasbourg pour la sixième fois les 11 et 12 septembre 2014. Les experts sur les zones protégées réexamineront l'état d'avancement du processus du Réseau Emeraude par les Parties contractantes à la Convention de Berne. Les délégués discuteront de l'interprétation de certaines dispositions de la Résolution N° 6 (1998) du Comité permanent de la Convention de Berne, des changements proposés sur la liste des habitats protégés de la Résolution N°4 (1996) du Comité Permanent, et débateront de la mise en oeuvre pratique de nouveaux outils et formulaires de rapport développés pour le Réseau. De plus, les experts continueront les échanges d'expérience en ce qui concerne les réseaux écologiques en Europe. La réunion réunira des personnalités officielles du Conseil de l'Europe, ainsi que des représentants des Parties contractantes, des Etats observateurs et ONG de la Convention de Berne et de l'Union Européenne.

Last updated on 09/09/2014

Meeting information
Draft Agenda / Projet d'ordre du jour


Reports and reference documents
Report of the 5th meeting of the Group of Experts on Protected Areas and Ecological Networks (18 - 19 September 2013, Strasbourg) - T-PVS/PA(2013)14E / T-PVS/PA(2013)14F

Extract from the list of decisions and adopted texts of the 33rd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention - T-PVS/PA(2014)03E / T-PVS/PA(2014)03F

Draft list of proposed Emerald sites to be officially nominated as Candidate Emerald Sites - T-PVS/PA(2014)10 [anglais uniquement]

List of Emerald sites (December 2013) - T-PVS/PA(2014)11

The Emerald Network: a Network of Areas of Special Conservation Interest - Explanatory document and compilation of relevant texts - T-PVS/PA(2014)02 [anglais uniquement]

Emerald Network Reference Portal / Portail de Référence Emeraude


Working documents
First interim report on the implementation of the Joint Programme Emerald Network of Nature Protection Sites - Phase II - T-PVS/PA(2014)05E [anglais uniquement]

Emerald Network Delivery Instructions - T-PVS/PA(2014)06E [anglais uniquement]

Draft reporting format for Contracting Parties and Observer States on the establishement of the Emerald Network - T-PVS/PA(2014)9E [anglais uniquement]

Draft Recommendation interpreting certain provisions of Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Standing Committee to the Bern Convention - T-PVS(2014)7E [anglais uniquement]

Analysis of the proposals received for additional habitats to Annex 1 to Resolution No.4 (1996) - T-PVS/PA(2014)7E [anglais uniquement]

Information forms for four new habitats proposed to be added to Resolution No.4 (1996) by Switzerland – T-PVS/PA(2014)04E / T-PVS/PA(2014)04F

Information form for one new habitat proposed to be added to Resolution No.4 (1996) by Ukraine – T-PVS/PA(2014)13 [anglais uniquement]

Harmonisation of the lists of habitat types targeted by Resolution No.4 (1996) of the Bern Convention and Annex I of the Habitats Directive - T-PVS/PA(2013)09 [anglais uniquement]

Draft revised Annex 1 to Resolution No.4 (1996) listing endangered natural habitats requiring specific conservation measures - T-PVS/PA(2014)12 [anglais uniquement]

Towards management of Emerald sites: Guidance document - T-PVS/PA(2014)8E [anglais uniquement]

Compilation of National Reports on the implementation of Recommendation No. 25 (1991) on the conservation of natural areas outside protected areas proper – T-PVS/Files(2014)34

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


Presentations and meeting conclusions (to be published after the meeting)




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