Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania has participated in the conference Little Sydney: Protecting Nature in Europe in Donau-Auen National Park, Hainburg, Austria on 28-31 May.
This event was organized by IUCN and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), in conjunction with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, and the Donau-Auen National Park.
In this conference participated more than 200 experts from all over the world and it build on the outcomes of the IUCN Parks Congress 2014, held in Sydney in November 2014.
The main discussion is based on the "Little Sydney Promise” which is: Invest more, protect more and involve more. Outcomes of this event were defining conservation objectives, establish conservation measures, and develop management plans, legal, statutory or contractual arrangements, full stakeholder engagement, monitor effectiveness of measures.