Culture, Heritage and Diversity



Bern Convention: 2nd Meeting of the Group of Experts on European Island Biological Diversity



Svalbard (Norway)
26-29 July 2010



The Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats takes special interest on the recognition of the distinctiveness of biodiversity issues on islands. A working group of experts on European islands biological diversity, created in 2009, meets for the second time in Svalbard (Norway), 2629 July. This meeting contributes to current international efforts to conserve biological diversity in Islands.
The participants also visit Svalbard Museum (Council of Europe Museum Prize winner for 2008).
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Reports


Report of the Group of Experts on European Island Biological Diversity 2010 - T-PVS(2010)12E

Report of the Group of Experts on European Island Biological Diversity 2009 - T-PVS(2009)13E

Report of Ms Cordula Epple "Climate Change and the Biodiversity on European Islands" - T-PVS/Inf(2010)09E

Report of the 5th meeting of the Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate Change - T-PVS/Inf(2010)10E

Compilation of National Reports on activities related to European Island Biological Diversity - T-PVS/Inf(2010)11E



Documents


Charter on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity in European Islands - T-PVS/Inf(2010)12E

Recommendation No. 91 (2002) on Invasive Alien Species that threaten biological diversity in Islands and geographically and evolutionary isolated ecosystems



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