The workshop’s first day covers Invasive Alien Spices and the second day focuses on the EU pollinators initiatives.
During the event, representatives of the EPPA beneficiaries will have the opportunity to exchange experience with experts from the EU Member States: Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania as well as the representatives of the European Commission DG Environment, Joint Research Center (JRC) and the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR).
The aim of the workshop is to improve prevention, early detection and rapid eradication and management of invasive alien species of Union concern on the territory of the EPPA beneficiaries, including surveillance and pathway management, and the cooperation with JRC to link the alien species databases with European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN) and becoming data contributors.
The workshop will improve capacities of the EPPA beneficiaries to get a better understanding of the invasive alien species acquis and its implementation and to encourage the exchange of views and share of best practices between the participants.
The workshop will also aim to enable an exchange on experiences in setting strategic objectives and actions to be taken to address the decline of pollinators in the EU and contribute to global conservation efforts.