A delegation of 10 representatives of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs travelled to France on 16 October 2016 in order to learn about the selection and implementation of Natura 2000 network in France and to visit the European Topic Center on Biological Diversity in Paris, responsible of the technical support to the European Commission for the designation of Natura 2000 sites. High officials of the Ministry were part of the delegation, that were hosted also by the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and Sea and by the Natura 2000 site Massif de Fointainebleau.