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Final Conference of the "Living Lakes Eastern Europe Network"

The final conference of the “Living Lakes Eastern Europe Network" took place on February 19 - 22, 2008 in Estonia.


The conference was meant to create an international platform for an intensive exchange of knowledge and experiences. The first two days (February 19 + 20, 2008) were dedicated to field trips to Lake Peipsi and Lake Võrtsjärv.


At the conference in Tartu, participants had the possibility to benefit by the wide knowledge of several experts giving a lecture on the issues sustainable tourism development, visitor management of protected areas, sustainable fisheries and land use planning.


The Living Lakes Eastern Europe Network comprises seven organisations from five different countries: Estonia, Hungary, Poland, Lithuania and Germany.


The conference was hosted by the Global Nature Fund, the Peipsi Center for Transboundary Cooperation (CTC), the Lake Võrtsjärv Foundation (LVF), the Estonian University of Life Sciences, Centre for Limnology and the South-Estonian Tourism Foundation and sponsored by the German Federal Foundation for the Environment (DBU), the European Union and the Estonian Environmental Investment Centre.


Detailed information about the conference programme you find in the following pdf-data for download.