Зелени Балкани
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany
Environment Agency (UBA), Germany
Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), Germany
Ministry of Environment and Waters (MoEW), Bulgaria
Green Balkans – Federation of nature-conservation of NGOs
Natura 2000
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Implementation of Appropriate Assessment for Investment Projects, Plans and Programs under Article 6 of the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) On 28 and 29 July 2010, in Sofia, Green Balkans – Stara Zagora organized seminar on the topic: Implementation of Appropriate Assessment for Investment Projects, Plans and Programs under Article 6 of the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC).

The seminar is a part of the project: "Germany's Experience in Implementing EU Legislation: Natura 2000 - Management and Financing".

The project is being implemented by Green Balkans – Stara Zagora and I financed by Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany through the Environment Agency (UBA). The scientific coordination of the project is being implemented by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN). The Bulgarian partner in the project is the Ministry of Environment and Waters (MOEW), National Nature Protection Service, Department "NATURA 2000".

The seminar took place in Hotel Central Forum. More than 50 participants were trained.

The trainees were mainly experts from the Regional Inspectorates for Environment and Waters who are responsible for the biodiversity and preventive activities.

The lecturers were experts with long term experience in the implementation of the Habitats Directive. Their presentations gave answers to many important questions and specific situations in Bulgaria.

In the beginning of the seminar Dr. Axel Ssymank from BfN symbolically handed to the Bulgarian Ministry more than 600 translated pages of German materials (manuals, methodological references, etc.) related to the management and protection of Natura 2000. The materials were translated and edited within the same project.

For more information:
Dobromir Dobrinov – Green Balkans
e-mail: ddobrinov@greenbalkans.org
rar Program of the seminar
List of the participants

This website is developed within the project “Germany’s experience in implementing EU legislation: NATURA 2000 – management and financing”, funded by the Advisory Assistance Programme for Environmental Protection in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety
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