Folder Pan European Initiatives and European Conventions

A set of Conventions are specific to Europe and its neighbouring areas.

Another set of Conventions are specific to Europe and its neighbouring areas.

The Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (the Bern Convention)

The Alpine Convention

The Carpathian Convention

The European Landscape Convention

There are also some Pan-European political processes that foster international co-operation on biodiversity issues such as Forest Europe - the Ministerial Conference for the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE) and the Pan-European Biodiversity and Landscape Diversity Strategy (PEBLDS).