Today the IMPEL General Assembly meeting (2 and 3 December 2020) started flawlessly in an online environment, with over 70 persons attending. Originally planned to be held physically in Berlin, due to the pandemic it is instead organised online and hosted by German National Coordinator and IMPEL chair mrs. Kristina Rabe and German National Representative… [Read more]
On 1 December 2020, the IMPEL National Coordinators meeting held its first meeting online in history successfully. As the Federal Republic of Germany fulfills the Presidency of the Council of the European Union at this time, the meeting was facilitated and hosted by mr. Matthias Sauer of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature… [Read more]
Besides the IMPEL Review Initiative (IRI), founded on the cooperation of IMPEL members from different members states to foster the process of implementation of the European Environmental Legislation through a peer-to-peer approach, the need was felt to deploy an instrument based on the same ‘peer-to-peer concept’ at the national network level or (sub) regional level…. [Read more]
EU action has not led to the recovery of significant marine ecosystems and habitats, according to a new special European Court of Auditors (ECA) report. Its framework to protect the marine environment is not deep enough to restore seas to good environmental condition, while EU funds rarely support the conservation of marine species and habitats…. [Read more]
The IMPEL Water and Land Expert Team is inviting you to their online Open Day on 10 December 2020 from 10.00 – 12.00 am CET. For more details, please see below and/or click here.
The IMPEL Water and Land Expert Team is tendering for two service providers for the project “Fixed Line Transect Europe” https://www.impel.eu/projects/fixed-line-transects-europe/. The project aims to start a process ending with European shared guidelines for monitoring cetacean and marine turtles and their threats, such as plastic, within the framework of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive using… [Read more]
IMPEL’s Capacity Building and Training Programme is well on its way. The planned physical meetings have all been postponed because of COVID-19. The Programme Management Team decided to use the time properly to prepare the work further, until the working groups can meet each other again face to face. In the meantime, working groups 2… [Read more]
EUFJE is sending out a tender invitation for general administrative, legal, financial and operational support services to be provided for the EUFJE network. Deadline for responding to this tender is 2 December 2020. Teleconference interviews with shortlisted candidates will be conducted as from 16 December 2020. Detailed information is included in the service advert.
IMPEL is an international non-profit association of the environmental authorities of the European Union Member States, acceding and candidate countries of the EU, EEA and EFTA countries. The association is registered in Belgium and its legal seat is in Brussels. Currently, IMPEL has 51 members from 36 countries and its working language is English. The… [Read more]
IMPEL is looking for a service provider to work on an expected average of 1 day per week from 15 December 2020 until 1 April 2021 to work as a moderator on the IMPEL-ESIX exchange of information by adding relevant content on the website, providing newsletters, messages on IKB and by connecting enforcement officers based… [Read more]