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Name:
Co-ordination Group for Biodiversity and Nature (E02210)
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Group which operates on a permanent basis
Abbreviation:
CGBN
Policy Area:
Environment
Lead DG:
ENV - Environment DG
Associated DG:
AGRI - Agriculture and Rural Development DG
COMM - Communication DG
COMP - Competition DG
EAC - Education and Culture DG
ECFIN - Economic and Financial Affairs DG
ELARG - Enlargement DG
ENTR - Enterprise and Industry DG
ESTAT - Eurostat
JRC - Joint Research Centre
MARKT - Internal Market and Services DG
REGIO - Regional Policy DG
RTD - Research DG
SANCO - Health and Consumers DG
SG - Secretariat-General
SJ - Legal Service
TAXUD - Taxation and Customs Union DG
TRADE - Trade DG
MARE - Maritime Affairs and Fisheries DG
ENER - Energy DG
DEVCO - Development DG
Type:
Informal, Permanent
Scope:
Limited
Mission:
The mission of this group, chaired by DG Environment (Unit B.2 "Biodiversity" and Unit B.3 "Nature"), is to bring together the European Commission, Member States' representatives and various stakeholders (mainly NGOs) as well as the European Environment Agency. It aims at fostering an exchange views and coordinate issues related to the implementation of the Nature Directives (Birds Directive and Habitats Directive) and the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy in particular the targets and actions therein. This Group also reports to Nature Directors as appropriate.
Task:
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislation or in policy definition
Coordinates with Member States, exchange of views
Provides expertise to the Commission when preparing implementing measures, i.e. before the Commission submits these draft measures to a comitology committee
Composition:
Association (Biodiversity, Environment, Livestock, Fisheries and aquaculture, Agriculture, Transport), Research Institute (Biodiversity, Environment, Forestry), NGO (Biodiversity, Environment, Livestock, Fisheries and aquaculture, Transport), International organization (Biodiversity, Banking, Finance, Labour market, Competition, Environment, Agriculture, Fisheries and aquaculture, Forestry, Energy, Transport, Other (Marine, Protection of vegetals)), National administrations
Contact:
env-biodiversity@ec.europa.eu
Active since:
30 Jun 1905
Last updated:
28 Mar 2014