News for Wildlife Conservation

14 Jun 2018

Ahead of a week full of meetings for the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the joint EU-ACP parliamentary assembly, FACE met with the delegation from Namibia to discuss relevant topics on the agenda. Wildlife trafficking, the role of CITES, the added value of hunting to conservation and its role in combating poaching and other wildlife crime were discussed. 

1 Jun 2018

The need for a more pragmatic and trust-based approach to large carnivore management was the key focus of a meeting between FACE, the Nordic Hunters’ Alliance and Vice-President of the European Commission, Mr. Jyrki Katainen on 31 May 2018 in Brussels.

27 Apr 2018

From 23-26 April 2018, governments, NGOs and executives from international conventions from more than 70 countries and 100 organisations, gathered in Abu Dhabi for the first Global Flyways Summit.

19 Feb 2018


16 Dec 2017

From 5-8 December 2017, Contracting Parties to the Bern Convention gathered in Strasbourg for the 37th annual meeting of its Standing Committee.

18 Jul 2017

On 22 June 2017, FACE attended a two day meeting in Sliema, Malta, to make progress towards eradicating the Illegal Killing, Taking and Trade of Migratory Wild Birds (IKB).

29 Jun 2017

On Tuesday 27 June, the conference “Perspectives on Combating Illegal Killing: The Role of Hunters”, organised by FACE, the Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU and hosted by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz at the European Parliament in Brussels, discussed the contribution of hunters in combating illegal killing.

16 Jun 2017

In conjunction with their national partners, FACE and WWF organised a regional workshop of the Large Carnivore Platform in Bucharest, Romania on Coexistence between people and large carnivores: Sharing good practice in monitoring and communication.

15 Jun 2017

The conference, hosted by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz, President of Intergroup “Biodiversity, Hunting, Countryside”, and organised in cooperation with FACE will take place on Tuesday 27th June at the European Parliament in Brussels.


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