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Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia Discuss Rare Bird Preservation

The Emerald biogeographical evaluation Seminar for Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia will take place in Georgian capital Tbilisi on 1-2 December on the topic of bird species in these countries.

Experts from the Council of Europe, country delegations, NGOs of nature conservation and land owners together with Emerald network experts and observers will meet to discuss species, examining the Emerald site proposals for each targeted country.

The conference aims to evaluate levels of rate bird species in the proposed and candidate Emerald sites. The EU-funded programme Emerald Network of Nature Protection Sites, Phase II, is a joint EU-Council of Europe initiative, which contributes to the establishment of the Emerald Network in the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and the Russian Federation.