The Future of the Nature Directives: Where are we going?

Tuesday, 7th March 2017 - European Parliament, Brussels

The conference “The Future of the Nature Directives: Where are we going?” is organised by FACE, the Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation of the EU, and hosted by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz and MEP Renata Briano at the European Parliament in Brussels.

This meeting will discuss the outcome of the Fitness Check of the EU nature directives and will have a specific focus on improved implementation towards reducing the conflicts caused by increasing/abundant bird populations, with presentations on goose and Cormorant management, and on large carnivore conservation and management.

Agenda of the conference

Tuesday, 7 March 2017 from 17:30 to 19:30 (CEST)
European Parliament – Room JAN 2Q2

Interpretation EN – DE – FR – IT


WELCOME

Karl Heinz Florenz

MEP KARL-HEINZ FLORENZ

President of the Intergroup Biodiversity, Hunting, Countryside

INTRODUCTION

Renata Briano

MEP RENATA BRIANO

Meeting Chair, Vice-President of the Hunting Intergroup

PANEL

Ebner

NICOLA NOTARO

Head of Unit of “Nature protection”, European Commission, DG Environment

Jacques Trouvilliez

JACQUES TROUVILLIEZ

Executive Secretary, UNEP/AEWA

Erica Von Essen

ERICA VON ESSEN

Research Scientist, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Gian Luca Dall'Olio

GIAN LUCA DALL’OLIO

President of “Federazione Italiana della Caccia”
Italian Hunting Federation

Boehning

VOLKER BÖHNING

Vice-President of “Deutscher Jagdverband”
German Hunters’ Federation

Information about the event

DATE: Tuesday, 7 March 2017
TIME: from 17:30 to 19:30 (CEST)
VENUE: European Parliament, Brussels – Room JAN 2Q2

MEETING POINT FOR ACCREDITATION
Due to increased security in Brussels, participants are requested to arrive 45 minutes in advance – 16h45 – at the Simone Veil Entrance, Altiero Spinelli building, European Parliament – 1050 Ixelles, Brussels.

Participants will be requested to show their ID.

Advanced confirmation of your participation is required by the 28th February 2017, specifying your name, surname, date of birth, nationality, number and type of ID document.

Event Registration

Advanced confirmation of your participation is required
THE “BIODIVERSITY, HUNTING, COUNTRYSIDE” INTERGROUP

The European Parliament Intergroup “Biodiversity, Hunting, Countryside”, known as the “Hunting Intergroup”, promotes the role of hunting and other forms of sustainable use of natural resources. It tackles topics related to biodiversity, wildlife management, rural development and forestry and discusses current subjects whilst building the bridge between civil society and decision makers.

FACE has provided the Secretariat for this intergroup since 1985 while the European Landowners Organisation serves as Co-secretariat.
www.face.eu/intergroup

FACE – The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation

The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation (FACE), established in 1977, represents the national hunting associations in 36 countries comprising of 7,000,000 hunters as an international non-profit-making non-governmental organisation (INGO).

This makes FACE the largest democratically representative body for hunters in the world and is probably one of the largest European civil society organisations. FACE is the Voice of European Hunters, we ensure hunting remains good for hunters, society and nature.
www.face.eu

FACE – Rue F. Pelletier 82, 1030 Brussels, Belgium – +32 (0) 2 732 6900 – communication@face.eu