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Who we are
Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic
Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic (NCA CR) is a governmental body established by the law on Nature and Landscape Conservation. The main aim of NCA CR is to protect and conserve nature and landscape on the whole territory of the Czech Republic. The NCA CR manages 24 Protected Landscape Areas (IUCN Category V) and about 800 other types of protected nature areas (IUCN categories Ia, III, IV).
Latest news & events
The Armenian Ministry of Environment and the Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic completed seminars in all 10 provinces of Armenia last week. The seminars focused on proposing legislative changes in nature conservation legislation and on
Seminar on international conventions signed by the Republic of Armenia was held at the Ministry of Environment. The most important conventions related to nature conservation were introduced to various departments of the Ministry of Environment.
Representatives of Armenian institutions, SNCOs and NGOs visited the Czech Republic to find out about nature conservation approach in the European Union. Total of eight experts visited National Park Podyji and Protected Landscape Areas of Palava and Zdarske vrchy where they met with Czech nature
short explanation of the project history and context with CEPA
By signing CEPA, the Republic of Armenia agreed to undertake measures geared towards improved protection and sustainable use of biodiversity. Those, in particular, envisage review and alignment of the national legislation with the EU standards; preparing inventory of sites, designation of these sites and establishing priorities for their management; establishing measures required for the conservation of such sites; establishing a system to monitor conservation status of species; and establishing a mechanism to promote education and general information to the public.
After preparation of the project fiche for EU Twinning programme (European Union instrument for institutional cooperation) by the Armenian Ministry of Environment, the EU organised an open tender for the project fiche implementation. Project of a consortium formed by the Czech Nature Conservation Agency and Finnish Environmental Institute was selected and approved for funding.
our goals, outcomes and components
The overall objective of this project is to strengthen conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in Armenia in line with international/EU standards.
The project comprises of three components:
- drafting legislation on biodiversity conservation in Armenia
- capacity building and proposing efficient institutional set up
- awareness raising
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