The first plenary meeting took place in Zagreb, Croatia, on January 19-20, 2006

ECENA held its first plenary meeting in Zagreb, Croatia, on January 19-20, 2006. The ECENA national network coordinators and deputy network coordinators, representatives of the European Commission, and representatives of the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe took part in the event. (See List of Participants).

The plenary meeting was co-chaired by a representative of EC DG Environment and a representative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction of Croatia.

The following documents were discussed during the plenary meeting based on the adopted agenda:

In addition, Croatia, as host country, made the following presentation on the start of the negotiations on Chapter 27 - Environment.Implementation of the Key Environmental Acquis:

The extraordinary plenary meeting adopted the following meeting minutes and conclusions:

Conclusions/Minutes from the 1st ECENA Plenary Meeting
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Network plenary meetings

Annual meeting of all ECENA members

Regional training programmes

Training for key personnel, helping them to spread know-how in their home countries

Exchange programmes

Informal trainings featuring roundtable discussions, the sharing of experience and practical approaches to enforcement

Peer reviews (under 2003-2006 BERCEN)

Assisting countries to identify and analyse potential weaknesses in implementing environmental legislation

Study tours

Visits to third-party countries to gain understanding of how a national environmental protection system works

Participation in international meetings

Participation of ECENA members in the events of sister networks

National Trainings

Trainings held in the beneficiary countries and in the local language

Library

Collection of useful documents