Pan-European Ecological Network (PEEN)

Réseau écologique paneuropéen

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1995-10-25 Sofia Bulgaria


Established 25 Oct 1995, Sofia (Bulgaria), on approval of 3rd Conference of Ministers of D-XD0435 - Council of Europe (CE), as part of the 'Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy'. A concept rather than an organization as such, initially proposed, 9-12 Nov 1993, Maastricht (Netherlands), by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture and Nature Management, following a preliminary report drawn up, Dec 1991. Originally referred to as European Ecological Network (EECONET). Current title adopted 1997. As of 2011, dormant.


Establish priorities for nature conservation; define the most important habitats in Western Europe and indicate the areas which should be restored to a high ecological value; conserve, enhance and restore key ecosystems, habitats, species and features of the landscape; develop an integrated network which includes 'ecological corridors' along which species may migrate between the different areas; contribute to achieving the main goals of the Strategy by ensuring conservation of a full range of ecosystems, habitats, species and their genetic diversity and of landscapes of European importance, that habitats are large enough to place species in a favourable conservation status and that there are sufficient opportunities for their dispersal and migration.


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Committee comprises experts appointed by governments of member states of UNECE. Representatives of various other intergovernmental and international nongovernmental organizations may attend without the right to vote. Committee's terms of reference adopted by the Committee of Ministers, 1997; revised 1998, 2000.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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