BioREGIO Carpathians

BioREGIO Carpathians was a transnational cooperation EU project co-financed under the 2nd call of the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme, priority area "Protection and Improvement of the Environment". It had a total budget of 2,202,888.77 € of which the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) contribution was 1,872,455.45 €. In addition to this, the partnership benefited from the contribution of a partner from Serbia whose budget was 200,000.00 € granted by the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia. The project duration went from January 2011 till June 2014.

The project was aimed at enhancing the integrated management of the Carpathian protected areas and natural assets in a transnational context and thereby increasing the attractiveness of the region.

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Network of Carpathian Protected Areas and Ramsar Sites

In the Carpathians the efforts to jointly protect the wetlands start to be organized since September 2003, when a Norwegian-Slovak project “Network of Carpathian Protected Areas and Ramsar Sites” was launched. The project’s main idea was networking of Carpathian protected areas and Ramsar sites and inter alia improving the representation of Carpathian wetlands in the Ramsar sites database.

Read more: Network of Carpathian Protected Areas and Ramsar Sites [pdf]