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.
Meeting of a Select Group of Experts on the European Action Plan for the recovery and reintroduction of the OspreyParis, France 28 June 2016
The Bern Convention is focusing its attention on the conservation of the Osprey. In a meeting in...
Trondheim, Norway 14-15 June 2016
In June 2013, a First Emerald Network biogeographical evaluation Seminar concluded that Norway...
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina 31st May - 1st June 2016
Climate change is already affecting biodiversity and conservationists need to adapt their methods...
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.
- Emerald Network Biogeographical Seminar for all habitats and species (except birds) for the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation and Ukraine - 6-8 September 2016, Kyiv (Ukraine)
- T-PVS Bureau Meeting (2) - 5-6 September 2016, Strasbourg (France)