EUROPARC at the IUCN Asia Protected Areas Partnership Committee
Asia Protected Areas Partnership: 2nd Steering Committee Meeting
On invitation of the Asian Protected Areas Partnership, Ignace Schops, EUROPARC President, participated in their 2nd Steering Committee Meeting, that is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand between the 14-15 July. Ignace gave a speech about the model of EUROPARC as an inspiration for their future work, highlighting role of the Federation supporting the effective management of European Protected Areas and bringing together professionals from across Europe to share their experiences and best practices.
The APAP (Asian Protected Areas Partnership) is a key platform chaired by IUCN and co-shared by an APA member organisation. It was established in 2013 and aims to to help governments and other stakeholders to collaborate for a more effective management of protected areas in the region.