Dinaric Balkan Pindos Platform Conference 5

Upcoming Dinaric Balkan Pindos Platform Conference

VenueMinistry of Environment and Water, 22 Mariya Luiza Blvd, Sofia 

Organisers: Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water, Bulgarian Forest Agency in collaboration with the EU Platform of Coexistence with people and large carnivores, Bern Convention Secretariat and supported by the Union of Hunters and Anglers in Bulgaria, WWF Adria.

Programme: The event will feature presentations from the organisers as well as the European Commission. Topics of discussion include updates on large carnivore management, thematic debates on livestock and land use conflicts, and the role of hunters in conservation efforts. Participants will also have the opportunity for further exchange during networking opportunities as well as explore Vitosha Natural Park on a guided field trip.

More detailed information can be found in the meeting agenda.


Meeting statement

MoEPP Press Release


Session 1: Dinaric Balkan Pindos platform status and next steps

Welcome from North Macedonia
Minister Kaja Shukova, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning

Introduction and meeting aims, feedback on progress since the first meetings
Andrea Solić and Katrina Marsden, Carnivora Magna and adelphi, platform secretariat