Welcome to the CERI webpage!
Carpathian EcoRegion Initiative is a coalition of NGOs and research institutes working towards a common vision for conservation and sustainable development of the Carpathians.
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Become a member
Membership is open to NGOs, academic and research institutes committed to sign up to the CERI vision statement and accepting the CERI Statutes.
All support will be used within the CERI vision, for conservation of the unique Carpathian Biodiversity.
for any kind of cooperation or support
Provide us with your pictures/photographs to be used for free for the promotion of Carpathian region and conservation of biodiversity
Initiate cooperation with CERI network, contact us to elaborate common project
Take advantage of CERI expertise and involve CERI experts into your projects
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Partnership with other international bodies and involvement in regional initiatives
Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention
At the 1st Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention in Kiev (December 2006) Memorandum of Cooperation has been signed between the Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention (ISCC - UNEP, Vienna - United Nations Environment Programme) and the CERI. CERI maintains cooperation and strengthens partnership with this international body via its active participation and network representation on various international and national expert and strategic meetings. This increased the potential for CERI to communicate its goals in the most open and participatory manner – via local, state and regional governments, other major NGOs and NGO networks, donors and external stakeholders.
Carpathian Network of Protected Areas
CERI actively supports the initiative for the official establishment of Carpathian Network for Protected Areas in order to improve cooperation among protected areas in Carpathians for more effective nature protection.
Carpathian Wetlands Initiative
CERI represents the Carpathian NGOs and research institutes at the relevant meetings related to the Carpathian Wetlands Initiative, supported also by the Ramsar International. One of CERI main activities, development of the Carpathian Ecological Network, will significantly contribute to the protection of wetlands in the region, therefore close contact is maintained and information is exchanged with the CWI coordinators.
Network organisations active in the Carpathian region (WWF-DCP, CEEWEB, REC, ANPED, ECNC):
CERI initiates cooperation, joins other regional initiatives and contributes to the activities of other international networks in order to strengthen the influence at the international political level and prevent overlaps in activities.