AG7 8th Meeting

Meeting topic: 

27-28 March 2019, Vienna: Action group 7 members will among other discuss state of progress on different implementation initiatives regarding green infrastructure and ecological connectivity. 


1st day at 9:00 (optional) 

A field trip to the Danube and exchange with actors being closely involved in the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism together with the Danube National Park Administration)

1st day at 15:00

  • Start of AG 7 Meeting at Schloss ORTH Nationalpark-Zentrum: Organizational aspects and objectives
  • Recap since the last meeting: Outcomes of the Annual Forum (Nov 2018) and Italian Kick-Off (Feb 2019), LEADER Follow-up Results from national / regional coordination meetings (round table) …
  • Next steps on development of Implementation Initiatives: Alpine Space Projects applications, ARPAF ideas, “Star Coordinators”, Next steps on “Multifunctional management of forests and sustainable use of timber” …
  • AG 7 funding requirements from future EU funding programmes post 2020

2nd Day at 9:00

  • Official welcome by Valerie Zacherl-Draxler (Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism, Head of division “National Parks, Nature Conservation and Species Protection”)
  • Milestones and planned key activities 2019: AG 7 Meetings, Governance study for AG 7, ideas for AlpGov 2, AG7 PoK study and database, other events in 2019…
  • Long-term AG7 perspectives  
  • Communication activities in 2019