Secretary General of FACE, Ludwig Willnegger, and Countryside Alliance’s Head of Political Department, James Legge, make the point at the European Parliament on what Brexit means for European hunters and outline the key issues they are keen to focus on in negotiations.
News for The European Parliament Intergroup "Biodiversity, Hunting, Countryside"
On Tuesday 7th March, FACE, the Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation of the EU, organised the conference “The future of the Nature Directives: Where are we going?”, hosted by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz and MEP Renata Briano at the European Parliament in Brussels.
THE FUTURE OF THE NATURE DIRECTIVES: WHERE ARE WE GOING? CONFERENCE - 7 March 2017, European Parliament, Brussels
The conference, organized by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz, President of the Hunting Intergroup and MEP Renata Briano, Vice-President, in cooperation with FACE, will take place on 7th March 2017 at the European Parliament in Brussels.
In addition to the direct economic contribution (16 Billion Euros), hunters’ voluntary work to protect and manage species and habitats also contributes to the development of Europe’s rural areas by providing employment, increasing the social fabric of rural communities, and transmitting cultural identity and traditions.
The European Parliament will host the conference "The economic value of hunting", organized by the Intergroup "Biodiversity, Hunting, Conservation"
The conference, organized by MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz, President of the Hunting Intergroup and MEP Renata Briano, Vice-President, in cooperation with FACE, will take place on 27th September at the European Parliament. Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission, will participate with a keynote.
This morning MEPs expressed support for the EU’s proposal to have international guidelines on trade and traceability in hunting trophies. At the same time they rejected a proposal to call for a ban on trophy hunting and to ban the sale of hunting trophies.
First Croatian EU citizens to visit the Heart of the EU? Hunters
Why? Because they care for their nature & wildlife
The EU-27 becomes the EU-28 as the Union welcomes Croatia on 1 July.