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ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network


EU Target 1 session

Target 1: Conserving and Restoring Nature

This target session includes oral presentations about EU target 1 and, after the break, a workshop in which small groups can formulate recommendations concerning these statements.

14.00-14.15 Micheal O’Briain (EU, DG-Env) Policy background of the EU-target 1 rationale, actions which EU plans and what EU wants to achieve
14.15-14.35 Joachim Mergeay (INBO) Natura 2000: from patchwork to network?
14.35-14.55 Douglas Evans (ETC/BD) The need for science in implementing Natura 2000
14.55-15.15 Kerry Waylen (James Hutton Institute)

Societal engagement with European Biodiversity targets: looking for insights from elsewhere

15.15-15.35 Maurice Hoffmann (INBO) On science review and introduction of workshops on statements and questions
15.35-16.00 Flash presentations selection of posters
16.00-16.30 Coffee/Tea break
16.30-17.45 Workshop Subgroup workshops aiming at recommendations per statement
17.45-18.15 Plenary on EU-target 1 recommendations