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.
Strasbourg, France 11 April 2019
On 11 April, the list of the Emerald Network sites proposed by Andorra will for the very first...
Strasbourg, France 18-19 March 2019
On 18th and 19th March the Bureau to the Standing Committee to the Bern Convention met in...
Strasbourg, France 5-6 March 2019
The Group of Specialists on the European Diploma for Protected Areas held its annual meeting on 5...
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.
- Biogeographical evaluation of the list of Emerald Network sites proposed by Andorra - 11 April 2019, Strasbourg (France) [French only]
- Joint meeting on Eradication of Illegal Killing, Trapping and Trade in Wild Birds - 8-10 May 2019, Rome (Italy)