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.
Batumi, Georgia 24-25 June 2019
The Bern Convention has pioneered inter-governmental cooperation towards controlling the spread...
Minsk, Belarus 18-19 June 2019
A second Emerald Network Biogeographical Seminar for Belarus, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine...
Strasbourg, France 6 June 2019
On 6 June, the list of the Emerald Network sites proposed by Andorra for the very first time...
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.
- 2nd Emerald Network Biogeographical Seminar for Belarus, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine - 18-19 June 2019, Minsk (Belarus)
- 13th Meeting of the Group of Experts on Invasive Alien Species (IAS) - 24-25 June 2019, Batumi (Georgia)