Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species (IAS)
10th Meeting of the Group of Experts
20-22 June 2013
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The Bern Convention Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species (IAS), created in 1992, meets for the 10th time in Sardinia, 20-22 June 2013.
The meeting will focus on a number of new codes of conduct on IAS and some activities and topics: hunting, recreational fishing and IAS and protected areas.
The group of experts will review the implementation of the European Strategy on Invasive Alien Species and of the Code of Conduct on Hunting and Invasive Alien Species.
The meeting should contribute to the exchange of experience in successful/failed operations in the control of IAS in Europe and the Mediterranean as well as on the positive
conservation gains and the restoration of ecosystem after eradication. IAS in protected areas will be also a topic for discussion.