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Strengthening democratic decision making concerning Sumava National Park

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


RegionSouth Moravian Region
Title of the ProgrammeNGO Programme
Title of the ProjectStrengthening democratic decision making concerning Sumava National Park
Number of the Project3630060
Project Promoter

Hnutí DUHA - Friends of the Earth Czech Republic

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Norgen Naturnvernforbund

Objective of the Project

The aim of this project is to strengthen participation of NGOs and the public in decision-making concerning environmental protection in the Sumava National Park, the largest protected area in the Czech Republic. The target groups include politicians, the public and NGOs. Activities consist of advocacy and media work, public mobilization and networking of NGOs and scientists. Outputs will actively involve hundreds people and 100 000 people through media, all MPs will be informed. The voices of professionals and public that call for proper protection of the Park will be heard due to the project.

Approved grant

66 829 EUR

Project DurationStart date: 1st August 2014, End date: 30th April 2016