EUROPARC is actively working to improve coexistence between people and large carnivores in and around Protected Areas. This workshop, which is being organized in partnership with the EU Platform on Coexistence between People and Large Carnivores, aims to better identify the needs and challenges Protected Areas and managing authorities are facing to implement processes and measures for coexistence.
For this, a specific participatory session will take place during the meeting, giving you the chance to share concrete needs, challenges, perspectives and to propose solutions.
The workshop will also be an opportunity to provide an update on progress made at the EU level for the conservation of large carnivores, looking at policy developments, European platforms and project implementation, with an insight on new targets for the future and the role of Protected Areas.
During the workshop we will also present and share some concrete case studies, looking at the role and experiences of Protected Areas in leading and promoting processes and measures for coexistence in their areas. We will focus our attention on effective communication, participatory process, partnership building and damage prevention measures.
Welcome and introduction
By Federico Minozzi – EUROPARC Federation.
European policy updates and initiatives to strengthen coexistence
By Marco Cipriani – European Commission.
By Katrina Marsden – EU Platform on Coexistence between People and Large Carnivores.
Working towards coexistence: the role and needs of Protected Areas
Participatory exercise in groups.
Support coexistence through partnerships. By Valeria Salvatori, Istituto di Ecologia Applicata, Italy.
Simone Angelucci & Antonio Antonucci, Majella National Park, Italy.
Human and Iberian Lynx conflict: the challenge of a peaceful coexistence. By Guillermo Zamora – Junta de Andalucia, Spain.
Join us online on the 26th of November at 09:30h CET.
EUROPARC events are supported by the European Union, in the framework of the European Commission’s LIFE + funding programme of operating grants for European Environmental NGOs. The content of this website does not reflect the official opinion of the European Union. Responsibility for the information and views expressed lies entirely with the EUROPARC Federation.