Founded in 1989, EBCD is an international environmental non governmental organization (NGO) based in Brussels, with the main objective to promote the conservation and sustainable use of natural renewable resources both in Europe and worldwide. It supports science based solutions, full stakeholder participation, due consideration for the socio-economic aspects and for cultural diversity.
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SCIENCE-POLICY-STAKEHOLDERS-SOCIETY HIGH-LEVEL CONFERENCE

NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS: INNOVATION POTENTIAL FOR SMART, SUSTAINABLE & INCLUSIVE GROWTH IN EUROPE

Tuesday, 30th of September 2014, 10:00/17:00European Parliament, Brussels

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EP Intergroup Newsletter July 2014

Discover the July 2014 Intergroup Newsletter here!

 

 

On this last issue, you can read about:

  • Editorial
  • EP Intergroup Activity Report
  • 2014 European Elections: Analysis
  • Intergroup Cocktail Reception in Strasbourg
  • BEST Initiative: NEW WEBSITE
  • Calendar of Events

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ACTIVITY REPORT OF THE EP INTERGROUP 2009-2014

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF SUCCESS!

Dear colleagues, partners, stakeholders, and friends,

It is with great pleasure and a feeling of achievement that we present the first activity report on the work of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development”. We hope that sharing the experience of one of the most active EP Intergroups will inspire all stakeholders to continue a successful engagement in the European Parliament in the next term.

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2014 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS

 

Before the 2014 European elections took place, analysts were
predicting that euro-sceptic political
forces would jeopardize the activities of the European Parliament. Three weeks have now passed since the voting weekend and European electors are still witnessing a rather unclear situation in terms of affiliation to European political groups: this is probably the first sign of pre-elections concerns. The high number of new national political parties to access the European Parliament for the first time is changing the shape and position of the existing political spectrum.

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BEST Initiative: NEW WEBSITE

The new website of BEST - voluntary scheme for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Territories of European overseas, a DG ENV-funded project which aims to support the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of ecosystem services in the EU Outermost Regions (ORs) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) – is now accessible here

FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE NEWSLETTER - July-August 2014

Discover the July-August 2014 Fisheries and Aquaculture Newsletter here!

Articles:

  • Deep Sea fishing
  • Generalised Scheme of Preferences
  • New EP Fisheries Committee
  • Italian Presidency


And ... Get a glance on the latest publications on:

  • Small-Scale driftnet fisheries
  • A report by NEF on Fish Dependence 2014
  • ISSF: Longline/Purse Seine/Observer training guide
 

Get involved in upcoming events, highlights:

  • 65th International Whaling Commission
  • ICES: Annual Science Conference
  • Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions