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EU Nature Law Training Package

Training package on EU Law on Nature Protection - Focus on Site Protection

In this section you can download training tools that have been developed by the European Commission as a support to all training structures and trainers with a special interest in EU Nature Protection Legislation – Focus on Site Protection. They can be used in a European, national or local training context, and be adapted to specific needs and target groups.

What can be found in the training package on EU Nature Protection Legislation – Focus on Site Protection?

The present training package aims at facilitating the design and development of training workshops on EU Nature Protection Legislation – Focus on Site Protection including the following topics:

  • General framework of EU Nature Law
  • Overview of the Habitats and Birds Directives CJEU case law
  • Designation of Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
  • Obligation of Special Conservation Measures
  • Implementation of Article 6 of the Habitats Directive
  • Interaction between Article 6 and other assessment procedures under EU Environmental law (Strategic Environmental Assessment, Water Framework Directive, agricultural activities and nature protection)
  • Role of a judge when dealing with files on EU Nature Protection

The package consists of the following elements:

What are the conditions for using the training package on EU Nature Protection Legislation – Focus on Site Protection?

The training package can be used freely. It is distributed under the Creative Commons License. This means that modules and sessions can be reproduced and integrated in training events as long as the source is acknowledged.

 


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