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CADI Fellowship

The announcement for the CADI Fellowship can be found below and further information in the attached documents.  The Michael Succow Foundation is announcing the 2nd call for applications for the CADI Fellowship- for the conservation and sustainable use of cold winter deserts of Central Asia. You will find all the details regarding the CADI Fellowship and the application procedure following that link: http://cadi.uni greifswald.de/en/cadi-fellowship-call-for-applications-2018/. Please forward the information on CADI Fellowship within…

Symposia on marine key habitat, Turky

Symposia on marine key habitat, Turky   We are pleased to remind you that registrations for the next symposia on marine key habitats (marine vegetation, coralligenous and calcareous bio-concretions, dark habitats) and Non-Indigenous Species (NIS) in the Mediterranean are open. The symposia will be organized from 14 to 18 January 2019 in Antalya in Turkey. The deadline for pre-registration and submission of abstracts is set for May 31, 2018. We…

Online Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Mountain Development offered by the University of Highlands and Islands

We take this opportunity to share with you a scholarship opportunity for the online Master of Science (MSc) in Sustainable Mountain Development offered by the University of Highlands and Islands, Scotland: A scholarship towards the costs of studying for the part-time online MSc in Sustainable Mountain Development offered by the University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland, is available for one student starting in September 2018. The scholarship is available to candidates anywhere…

The implementation of eco touristic packages through DestiMED Project in Albania

We are exciting to start the implementation of eco touristic packages through DestiMED Project in Albania by promoting the sustainable promotion of services provided by Protected Areas. For more check out the new animation of DestiMED Project. https://www.facebook.com/meetnetwork.org/videos/1033407013478040/

IUCN ECARO, Conservation Programme Coordinator

IUCN ECARO is in the process of recruiting Conservation Programme Coordinator, to work in the IUCN Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECARO), situated in Belgrade. The successful candidate will work in close cooperation with IUCN Global Programmes, IUCN Members and Commissions, and will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the conservation programme and project portfolio in Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia. Deadline for applications…

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Making the Case for Nature Programme

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Making the Case for Nature Programme Deadline: 4 April 2018 One of the greatest challenges in addressing environmental issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species and ecosystems? National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its program entitled…

Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships

Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships   EUROPARC Federation invite for the Alfred Toepfer Natural Heritage Scholarships to promising young conservationists, who are committed to working for the benefit of Protected Areas. The aim of the scholarships is to enhance international cooperation and to advance the quality, innovation and European dimension of Protected Area management. Each scholarship is worth €3.000 and enables successful applicants to undertake a study visit on a particular…

Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites   This MOOC “Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, produced by the UNESCO-UNITWIN Network “Culture, Tourism, and Development”, provides an introduction to tourism at UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Moving from UNESCO’s principles and doctrines, the MOOC covers Communication Technologies, Economy, Management and Planning, and more... It is aimed to policy makers, site managers, students and people active in the tourism industry. This MOOC is designed…

National and International experts on Radhima Visitor Center

  The positions for the National and International experts on Radhima Visitor Center have been posted in Intranet. Find the relevant links for each position in the following   https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=76958 https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=76957

XXVIII Curso Internacional de Manejo de PA/VIth Mobile Seminar on Tourism in PA

2018 Short Course Guide / Guía de Cursos Cortos 2018 XXVIII Curso Internacional de Manejo de Áreas Protegidas (dado en español) 3 de julio al 4 de agosto, 201 Ofrecido en colaboración con la Oficina de Programas Internacionales del Servicio Forestal de los Estados Unidos, este curso se centra en los desafíos involucrados en la planificación y gestión de áreas protegidas. Enseñado totalmente en español, el curso de 32 días combina…

Albania celebrates World Ranger Day

Albania celebrates World Ranger Day                                                                                                                         In the frame of celebrating the World Ranger Day, the National Agency of Protected Areas and the Association of National Parks, with the support of the NaturAL project funded by the European Union, coordinated by Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (AICS) in partnership with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Italian Association of Botanists (SBI), are coordinating a number of activities…

Celebration of international environment day

CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT DAY 5th of June 2017 1. Handling Ceremony of Visitor Center of Drilon In framework of the celebration of World Environment Day, June 5th, the Green House Non-Profit Organization, donated the Visitor Center of Drilon to the Regional Administration of Protected Areas of Korça. Monument of Nature of Driloni is part of Protected Landscape of Pogradec. The handling ceremony included an agreement about the conditions of…

Take a break, enjoy your Protected Area!

Take a break, enjoy your Protected Area! Celebrating European Day of Parks: Changing climate – changing parks Tirana May 2017 - On the 24th of May celebrations of the European Day of Parks will take place across Europe, carrying the message: Changing climate – changing parks. On this occasion, and to mark 50+ years of Protected Areas in Albania, the NaturAL project is organising an official ceremony at the Dajti…

Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme - application period open until 30 May

Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme - application period open until 30 May I want to inform you that the application process to the 2017-2019 cycle of the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme for Future Leaders in Nature Conservation from the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, West and Central Asia is open from now on, until 30 May, 2017. The extra-occupational programme combines learning on international best conservation practice and…

Kune – Vain: Minster of Environment presents the positive results of IWC 2017

Kune – Vain: Minster of Environment presents the positive results of IWC 2017   The International Waterbird Census results estimate a presence of more than 160.000 birds in wetlands of Albania, represented by more than 65 waterbird species. Many species of global conservation concern were observed this year, such as Pochard (Aythya ferina), Ferruginous Pochard (Aythya nyroca), Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis), Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus), Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), Curlew (Numenius…

Albania promotes a new life for bat species in abandoned bunkers and tunnels

3 March 2017, Tirana, Albania - Former military building Bunk’Art opens its doors for the unique Bat Expo “Bunkers: Shelters of Biodiversity”, on the occasion of World Wildlife Day celebrated worldwide on 3 March. The exhibition is a result of the cooperation of the EU funded project NaturAL, the National Agency of Protected Areas (NAPA) and Bunk’Art, and aims to inspire the decision-makers and each individual to take action to protect…

Strong cooperation for protected areas of Albania – a time to celebrate on achievements and reflect on future steps

Strong cooperation for protected areas of Albania – a time to celebrate on achievements and reflect on future steps Wed, 25 Jan 2017 The five years long project “Institutional Support to the management of Protected Areas in Albania” has come to its end, significantly contributing to the progress that has been made in the field of nature protection in Albania. The project - implemented by International Union for Nature Conservation…

A boost to cross-border conservation between Albania and Montenegro

A boost to cross-border conservation between Albania and Montenegro Podgorica, Montenegro, 5 December 2016 - National Agency for Protected Areas of Albania and Public Enterprise National Parks of Montenegro signed a cooperation agreement today in Podgorica, deciding to enhance the cross-border cooperation in nature protection. Only the wise use of the biodiversity will guarantee the preservation of natural resources for the benefit of people in both countries. “This project and…

Strong cooperation for protected areas of Albania – a time to celebrate on achievements and reflect on future steps

Strong cooperation for protected areas of Albania – a time to celebrate on achievements and reflect on future steps TIRANA, ALBANIA, 25 January – The five years long project “Institutional Support to the management of Protected Areas in Albania” has come to its end, significantly contributing to the progress that has been made in the field of nature protection in Albania. The project - implemented by International Union for Nature…

Working together for nature

WORKING TOGETHER FOR NATURE As the year end is approaching, the partners working towards improved protected areas management in Albania gathered to review the last two years of joint activities. Since its establishment in 2014, the National Agency of Protected Areas (NAPA) has been supported by the project NaturAL funded by the European Union and “Institutional support to protected areas management” funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Held on 20 December, the event titled…
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