15 Jun 2021 12:44:00virtual meeting 6 July 2021
Over the past 26 years, the Council of Europe has been supporting Bern Convention Contracting...
03 Jun 2021 09:53:00
Joint Meeting on Eradication of Illegal Killing, Trapping and Trade in Wild Birds and publication of the Scoreboard
The Joint Meeting of the Bern Convention Network of Special Focal Points on Eradication of...
02 Jun 2021 09:41:0025th May 2021
In spite of the ongoing pandemic, threats to nature continue, and the monitoring mandate of the...
Over forty 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.
The Bern Convention turned 40 on 19th September 2019, and to mark the occasion, a special website was made in which 40 stories depicting the work of the Convention through colourful images and narratives are displayed. You can access the website here.
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