Faget Workshop, 25 – 26 – 27 October 2017, Romania

The Workshop on Sustainable harmonization of Green with Grey infrastructure in South Eastern Europe (25 – 27th October, Faget, Romaina) is organized by Zarand Association and WWF DCP and is funded by The Fund for Bilateral Relations for the RO02 Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Programme under the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014.

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The Workshop will be the first step to develop a network of specialists and a multi-stakeholder platform – with the participation of authorities, administrations, universities, NGOs, practitioners- in South Eastern Europe to share information, experiences, expertise and best practices, to facilitate future partnerships, to identify available funding opportunities and to implement concrete projects & activities on the harmonization between nature conservation and infrastructure development projects. The language of the workshop will be English.


The workshop will focuss on:
• seting up the approach, vision, aims and organizational aspects of the netwok,
• agreement on the themes of interest and research priorities,
• development of objectives for each theme,
• identifying common needs for actions and cooperation opportunities on projects and common activities,
• exploration of funding oportunities,
• agreement on the next steps and development of an action plan for the network.

Discussions on various themes/ topics will be organised, focusing on:

T1. Infrastructure planning
T2. Environmental assessment & measures/conditions
T3. Technical / constructive solutions
T4. Landscape Management
T5. Biodiversity studies / monitoring
T6. Capacity building
T7. Funding opportunities
T8. Communication


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October 15 Registration deadline;
October 15 – 20 Preparation – submission of relevant support materials;
October 25 – Faget Workshop day 1: Discussions & field visit;
October 26 – Faget Workshop day 2: Discussions on mentioned topics & common statement / press release;
October 27 – Faget Optional day 3: Example of an on-going collaborative project.


The venue will be „Hanul lui Bogdan” guest house.


Adresa: DN68A,România, Făget 305302
Telefon: 073 199 4466 – 073 191 4852
NON-STOP / Receptie 24/7

The Workshop will take place between 25 – 26 (27) October 2017 in Faget / Timis County, Romania, within one of the most sensitive ecological corridor areas in Europe where major transport infrastructure projects are under development between Western and Southern Carpathians.