The Transboundary Cooperation Task force is made of professionals of the TransParcNet, the network of EUROPARC Transboundary Parks. They support the Federation in providing strategic guidance on the development of the Transboundary Parks Programme, create new opportunities to promote the programme and reach out to the wider family of Transboundary Parks in Europe who are not yet working collaboratively.
The Transboundary work is overseen by Stefania Petrosillo, from EUROPARC Federation Directorate.
You can contact Stefania at stefania.petrosillo @ europarc.org
To support the EUROPARC Directorate and the EUROPARC Transboundary Steering and Evaluation Committee (STEC) in providing strategic and critical guidance for the Transboundary Parks Program and in the animation of the TransParcNet.
The purpose is also to create opportunities to promote and enlarge the programme and to increase its visibility towards European and international organisations, to advise and involve other cross-border areas in Europe which are not yet working transboundary and to promote the Transboundary certification.
Members of the Transboundary Task Force
Leo Reyrink, verifier , Germany- Task Force Co-chair
Mojca Smolej, co-chair, Triglav National Park, Slovenia/ Task Force Co-Chair
Stefano Santi, EUROPARC Federation Council Member, Italy
André Claassen, Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park Netherlands/Germany
Daniele Piazza, Veglia Devero Park – Ossola Nature Parks, Italy
David Freudl, Thayatal National Park, Austria
Jakub Kaspar, Krkonoše National Park, Czech Republic
Riina Tervo, Inari-Vätsäri Wilderness Area, Finland
Rolands Auziņś, verifier, Latvia
Tiia Kalske, Øvre-Pasvik National Park, Norway
Ulf Zimmermann – Saxon Bohemia Switzerland, Germany
Stefania Petrosillo, EUROPARC Directorate, Brussels – BE
Special role: Tit Potočnik, Triglav National Park, Slovenia, to support the Task Force in the Balkan
At least 1 webinar per year
Case studies collection
Regular contributions to the IUCN-WCPA Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group
Regular increasing of the number of the Transboundary Areas certified by the EUROPARC programme
Workshop #6 “Climate knows no borders” at EUROPARC Conference 2022 in France DO WE HAVE A LINK?
Contribution of the TransParcNet to the Conference on the Future of Europe [December, 2020]
Candidature of the EUROPARC-TransParcNet to the European Parliament “European Citizen’s Prize” in 2020
DECLARATION of the EUROPARC Transboundary Parks Programme for The 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall [9 November 1989-2019]
Presentation of Programme and case studies on Transboundary cooperation at the Seminar-Dialogue with DG Environment – Partnerships for biodiversity: European policies and the role of Protected Areas 2017
Large Carnivores in transboundary protected areas Toolkit
Transboundary protected areas’ efforts in Green Infrastructure Toolkit
DownloadsTerms of reference for EUROPARC Groups TB Task Force Report 2022 TFTP EUROPARC Federation