The Bern Convention is a binding international legal instrument in the field of nature conservation, covering most of the natural heritage of the European continent and extending to some States of Africa.
The Standing Committee to the Bern Convention will meet next week in Strasbourg to assess European progress towards the sustainable use of our common natural heritageStrasbourg, France 1-4 December 2015
More than 100 participants have already registered to attend the forthcoming meeting of the...
Emerald biogeographical Seminar for bird species for Belarus, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation and UkraineMinsk, Belarus 24-25 November 2015
Independent scientific experts, national authorities and NGOs from Belarus, the Republic of...
Strasbourg, France 12-13 October 2015
European experts on bird conservation gathered in Strasbourg last Monday for two intensive days...
Over thirty years ago, an innovative legal text was adopted to protect Europe’s wild plants and animals. The Council of Europe’s Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (1979), or Bern Convention, was the first international treaty to protect both species and habitats and to bring countries together to decide how to act on nature conservation.
- 35th Standing Committee meeting - 1-4 December 2015, Strasbourg (France)
- Emerald biogeographical Seminar for bird species for Belarus, Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine - 24-25 November 2015, Minsk (Belarus)