Fourth IMPEL General Assembly, December 2-4, 2009, Stockholm

Event: Fourth IMPEL General Assembly
Date: December 2-4, 2009

Location: Stockholm


Description: At the regular annual assembly of IMPEL member countries, the IMPEL Secretariat presented the network's activities, including a review, business plan, financial status, the rules of IMPEL and possible amendments, the signed Memorandum for Cooperation between the European Commission and IMPEL, the new website of IMPEL, as well as applications for membership by Lombardy, Italy and for observer status by Iceland. During the session, 16 projects included in the LIFE+ Programme for 2010 were presented and the leading countries to manage the projects were selected. The application of IMPEL member countries for participation in the projects also took place.

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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