Siggen Seminars – Training for Members
Bringing together Protected Area professionals to learn together, share experience and knowledge in differing aspects of Protected Area management and innovate new ideas is at the heart of the EUROPARC Federation’s work.
With the enlightened generosity of the Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S. we have access, annually to their private seminar centre at Gut Siggen in North Germany, hugging the Baltic Sea coast.
Alfred Toepfer Stiftung’s founder was also one of the Federation’s founders and played an important role in its growth and development. They provide this facility to EUROPARC exclusively in order that those working in Protected Areas have an opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge and to enable EUROPARC to use the time wisely to take forward its own development.
The opportunity to exchange knowledge, share experience, and establish professional contacts are most beneficial for working in the international context of conservation. The knowledge that participants gain in Siggen feeds back into their work in the different regions of Europe and fosters their sense of connectedness and togetherness in the EUROPARC Federation.
SIGGEN SEMINAR 2016
This year the Siggen Seminar will be organised in November. Date and subject are still to be confirmed.