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

 


5th Meeting of the Group of Experts / 5ème réunion du Groupe d'Experts
18 - 19 September 2013 / 18-19 septembre 2013
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France), Palais de l'Europe, Room 6


The Group of Experts on Protected Areas and Ecological Networks met in Strasbourg on 18-19 September 2013 for the 5th time. Experts on protected areas were informed on the state of play of the Emerald Network constitution process. Delegates exchanged experiences on management and administrative practices in relation to protected areas, and debated on how the management and reporting on the Emerald sites should be organised. In addition, the experts discussed the implementation of the European Ecological Network. The meeting gathered 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 s'est rencontré à Strasbourg pour la cinquième fois les 18 et 19 septembre 2013. Les experts sur les zones protégées ont été informés sur l'état d'avancement du processus du Réseau Emeraude. Ils ont échangé des expériences sur les pratiques administratives et de gestion des zones protégées et ont débatu sur les façons de gérer et communiquer les progrès sur les sites Emeraude. De plus, les experts ont discuté la mise en œuvre du Réseau écologique européen. Des personnalités officielles du Conseil de l'Europe, de l'Union européenne ainsi que de représentants des Parties contractantes, des Etats observateurs et ONG de la Convention de Berne ont participé à la réunion.

Meeting information
Agenda / Ordre du jour
Report of the meeting - T-PVS/PA(2013)14E

Reports and reference documents
Report of the 4th meeting of the Group of Experts on Protected Areas and Ecological Networks (18 - 19 September 2012, Strasbourg) - T-PVS/PA(2012)17E / T-PVS/PA(2013)17F

Extract from the list of decisions and adopted texts of the 32nd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention - T-PVS/PA(2013)02E / T-PVS/PA(2013)02F

Emerald Network Reference Portal / Portail de Référence Emeraude

The Emerald Network: a Network of Areas of Special Conservation Interest - Explanatory document and compilation of relevant texts - T-PVS/PA(2012)02 [anglais uniquement]


Working documents
Calendar for the implementation of the Emerald Network of Areas of Special Conservation Interest 2011-2020 - T-PVS/PA(2010)08revE

Minutes of the first Emerald biogeographical seminar for Norway (Trondheim, Norway, 5 July 2012) - T-PVS/PA(2013)03E

Updated list of candidate Emerald sites, as nominated by the Standing Committee to the Bern Convention at its 32nd meeting (2012) - T-PVS/PA(2012)18

Updated list of Emerald sites, as adopted by the Standing Committee to the Bern Convention at its 32nd meeting (2012)  - T-PVS/PA(2012)19

Harmonising the lists of threatened habitats of the Emerald and Natura 2000 Networks - T-PVS/PA(2012)09

Draft revised Annex 1 to Resolution No. 4 (1996) listing endangered natural habitats requiring specific conservation measures - T-PVS/PA(2013)09E

Second draft Interpretation Manual for habitats listed in Resolution No. 4 (1996) - T-PVS/PA(2013)10E

Draft form for requesting exceptions to national reference lists (Emerald Network) for species listed in Annex I of Resolution No. 6 (1998) - T-PVS/PA(2013)4E

Draft additional aspects for the evaluation of the sufficiency of proposed Emerald sites for bird species - T-PVS/PA(2013)5E

Second draft revised Emerald Standard Data Form - T-PVS/PA(2013)08E

Draft reporting format on the Emerald Network - T-PVS/PA(2013)11E

Preliminary analysis of the species proposed by 7 Contracting Parties for addition to the Bern Convention lists of species for the Emerald Network   

Second draft Guidelines on the management of Emerald sites, including climate change adaptation and mitigation measures - T-PVS/PA(2013)07E

Second draft Guidelines on IAS and Protected Areas - T-PVS/Inf(2013)22 + Draft Recommendation on the European Guidelines on Protected Areas and Invasive Alien Species - T-PVS(2013)12E 

Revised Action Plan (2012-2020) on the strategic development of the Euroepan Ecological Network - T-PVS/PA(2013)06E

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






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