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Buna River Protected Lanscape

Connecting nature and tourism for Albania’s economic development

More than 10,000 people will participate in the opening of the 2012 tourist season in Velipojë on Friday 1 June. IUCN, with a project funded by the Italian Cooperation, will participate to promote the importance of protecting the natural beauty of the area which every year attracts thousands of tourists.  …  

31 May 2012 | Article
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People and bees

Funding nature in Serbia and Montenegro

IUCN prepared an overview of potential donors for nature conservation and environmental protection in Serbia and Montenegro, as part of the Capacity building for conservation action project. The information is gathered from available Internet sources of donors in Serbia and Montenegro, and oral communication with IUCN SEE project partners and associates on most relevant nature conservation funding sources in the two respective countries. …  

29 May 2012 | News story

MoU signing in Plav, MNE

Albania and Montenegro join for local action

Common understanding for sustainable development in the border region of Prokletije/Bjeshkët e Namuna Mountains was officially announced on 8 May 2012, when Local Action Groups (LAGs) of Albania and Montenegro signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to strengthen the cooperation in environmental protection, tourism and recreation. …  

24 May 2012 | News story

Velipojë Protected Landscape

Joint planning for protected areas

The first quarter of 2012 saw the first phase of the preparation of the management plans for the Buna River and Surrounding Wetlands Protected Landscape, and the Shebenik-Jabllanicë National Park in the framework of a project led by IUCN in Albania. …  

12 Apr 2012 | News story

Velipojë Protected Landscape, Albania

Vacancy announcement: Central level coordinator

Institutional Support to the Albanian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Water Administration for Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation and Use in Protected Areas and the Management of Waste. …  

14 Feb 2012 | Job vacancy

Velipojë Protected Landscape, Albania

Vacancy announcement: Project Manager assistant and accountant

Institutional Support to the Albanian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Water Administration for Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation and Use in Protected Areas and the Management of Waste. …  

14 Feb 2012 | Job vacancy

Crossing Borders for Nature cover (Macedonian)

Crossing borders for nature: now available in Albanian and Macedonian

European examples of transboundary conservation …  

08 Feb 2012 | Downloads - publication

Prokletije- Bjeshkët e Namuna (Albania)

Service Procurement Notice: Protected Areas and Ecological Network Expert

Institutional Support to the Albanian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Water Administration for Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation and Use in Protected Areas and the Management of Waste. …  

03 Feb 2012 | Job vacancy

Shebenik-Jabllanicë National Park, Albania

Service Procurement Notice: Monitoring and Database Experts

Institutional Support to the Albanian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Water Administration for Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation and Use in Protected Areas and the Management of Waste. …  

03 Feb 2012 | Job vacancy

Closing event participants

CSOs ready to take action

At the end of 2011 participants of two-day seminar that closed the Building Capacities on EU nature policies project, shared their views and main findings related to the action of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and drew their way forward. The second day was dedicated to information sharing on funding opportunities enabling implementation of nature protection in the region. …  

23 Jan 2012 | News story