13/05/2015 – Invitation to attend a stakeholder meeting with EC’s REFIT
Invitation to attend a private stakeholder meeting by the EU Commission’s REFIT programme on the implementation, integration and costs of the Birds and Habitats Directives, covering environmental, economic and social experiences. La Pinta Ltd. raised issues on the:
- Importance and often neglected changes brought about by a change in the land users of the cliffs area;
- Effectiveness of including sense of belonging in educating people on biodiversity, habitats and species protection;
- Economic viability and self-sustainability of THE CLIFFS Interpretation Centre, which promotes environmental awareness during the tourist shoulder seasons;
- Informal coalition between local cliffs land users to monitor, promote and implement biodiversity protection.