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News for Falconry

25 Nov 2013

FACE is sharing the stories of women hunters: their motivations challenges and views. We thank all the women that have shared their experience with us through our questionnaire, here’s a snapshot from Tula in the Netherlands: 

23 Jun 2013

IAF Council of Delegates Meeting 

5 Dec 2012

In June this year FACE was formally accredited by the General Assembly of the UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage. The accreditation is given to non-governmental organisations with recognised competence in the field of the intangible cultural heritage to act in an advisory capacity to the Committee.

23 Nov 2012

Further to the successful Falconry Exhibition organised in the European Parliament last month, Angus attended the 45th Opočno Falconry Meeting in the Czech Republic and gave an address at the closing ceremony. The meet is hosted by the Czech Moravian Falconers who are a part of FACE Member the Czech Moravian Hunting Union. The meet gathers falconers from all over Europe in a great spirit of camaraderie.

9 Nov 2012

Falconers and fellow hunters from 19 countries gathered with EU decision-makers at the European Parliament in Brussels to launch a unique exhibition: the IAF (International Association of Falconry) and FACE joined with European Parliament’s Sustainable Hunting Intergroup President, Véronique Mathieu and MEP Bogdan Marcinkiewicz to host an internationally themed visual display at the very heart of Europe.

24 Oct 2012

At the 2009 COP9 in Rome the FACE and CIC Report specifically identified the increased attention being paid to the CMS by protectionist and animal rights organisations, seeking to influence the Parties in much the same fashion as they do in CITES, and identified this as a growing concern. This trend was again strongly evident at the recent COP10 (Bergen, 2011). 

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