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Declaration of the 21st May as the "European Natura 2000 day"

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the EU Habitats Directive and of the LIFE programme, the European Commission together with the European Parliament, the Council Presidency and the Committee of the Regions declared 21st May as “European Natura 2000 Day”. The declaration was signed at a special event at the European Commission premises in Brussels on 15th May 2017.

Photos, video and programme of the event are available.

Joint Declaration Establishing a "European Natura 2000 Day"

In order to celebrate and promote the Natura 2000 Network, over 250 events across the EU were organised.