September 06, 2018 - Closing Event

The Project of "Technical Assistance for Strengthening the National Nature Protection System for the Implementation of Natura 2000 Requirements" officially ended on September 06, 2018. The Closing of this successful implementation process, which lasted 36 months, was held in Bilkent Hotel / Ankara with the participation of more than 200 people.

The Event began with valuable speeces of Technical Team Team Leader Mrs. Begona Matilla Soloaga, EU Delegation to Turkey Economic and Social Development Sector Vice President Mr. Tibor SZTARICSKA, Nature Conservation and National Parks General Director  Mr. Yusuf Kandazoglu, and Director of REC Turkey Mr. Rıfat Ünal Sayman.

In the second session, Mrs. Matilla Soloaga presented the main outcomes of the Project summarizing the success of the project focused on providing technical assistance to Turkey in the the selection of Natura 2000.

Within the scope of the project, which started in 2015 and lasted for a total of 36 months, the representatives of 12 Turkish universities, various NGOs from different sectors, 133 EU experts from 14 countries and more than 50 Turkish experts participated and contributed.