is an initiative of the European Commission, which is designed to assist
candidate countries in acquiring the independent capacity to adopt,
implement and enforce the full acquis before accession to the European
objective of this Twinning Project is to establish the capacity of the
Turkish administration to implement the acquis communautaire in
the field of environment.
This component of the twinning project aims at the establishment of the
necessary institutional capacity to transpose and implement the EU
Nature Conservation Directives, namely the Birds Directive (79/409/EEC)
and the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), as well as the CITES Convention
and related European Regulations (EEC/362/82, EEC/3418/83 and
beginning date of this Twinning Project, named as "Capacity Building in
the Field of Environment for Turkey, Component 3: Nature", was
09.03.2004 and in order to
knowledge in sustainable and effective management of nature protection a
"Kick-Off Workshop" was held between 03-06 May 2004.
The present Twinning project will
comprise two project components:
The following table shows a draft
summary of the work packages (WP) and activities designed for the implementation
of the Twinning Project.
Sub-project I comprises thirteen work
packages, sub-project II consists of five work packages. In addition, there is a
working package including the preparation and delivery of the kick-off workshop
for both sub-projects and the closing workshop, where the results of the project
will be presented to a broader audience.
In the present
article of the Covenant a summary of the contents of the work packages of the
sub-projects I and II is given, whereas details of the work packages will be
explained in Article 6 of the Covenant. An overview of all work packages and
activities is given in the following
tables (Sub I and
There will be a
kick-off workshop for both sub-projects at the beginning of the project. The
kick-off workshop does not only include the introduction to the project
background, but also 1 day of presentations on German experience in sustainable
and effective management of nature protection and 1 day of site visits. At the
end of the project, the results of the project and the “lessons learnt” will be
presented and future perspectives discussed during a closing workshop.