As part of the fitness check of the EU Nature Directives, the European Commission organised a high-level conference on 20 November 2015 in Brussels to present and discuss with Member States and other stakeholders the preliminary conclusions emerging from the assessment of evidence and information gathered. It did not prejudge the outcome of the fitness check.
A video of the conference is provided on this website.
The document presents the draft emerging findings of the consultant's evaluation that were discussed at the conference.
8:45-9:30 - Registration (and coffee)
9:30-10:30 - Introductory session
10:30-10:45 - Background on the Fitness Check, approach and methodology
10:45-11:45 - Effectiveness
11:45-12:45 - Efficiency
13:00-14:30 - Lunch break
14:30-15:30 - Coherence
15:30-16:30 - Relevance and EU added value
16:30-16:45 - Short break
16:45-17:30 - Closing session
17:30 - Farewell coffee