EURAPMON is appointing National Coordinators to support its work on the inventory of monitoring for and with raptors in Europe. The inventory is of fundamental importance to EURAPMON as it underpins other programme activities on analysis of user needs, identification of priorities, sharing of best practice, capacity-building, and development of a European-level database.
LIST OF EURAPMON NATIONAL COORDINATORS
Museum of Natural History
Azerbaijan Ornithological Society
Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Research Institute for Nature and Forest
Bosnia and Herzegovina
National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgarian Society for the protection of Birds / BirdLife Bulgaria
Vlatka Dumbović Mazal
State Institute for Nature Protection
Town museum Ústí nad Labem
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Finnish Museum of Natural History
Aristotle Univeristy of Thesssaloniki
Raptor Study Group of Greece
MME BirdLife Hungary
Golden Eagle Trust
Università degli Studi di Palermo
Latvian Ornithological Society
Lëtzebuerger Natur- a Vulleschutzliga (BirdLife Luxembourg)
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
Society for Wild Animals Falcon
CIBIO, Porto University, Portugal
“Milvus Group” Association
Siberian Environmental Center
Raptor Protection of Slovakia (RPS)
National Institute of Biology
José Antonio Sánchez Zapata
University Miguel Hernández
Stockholm University, Department of Zoology
CALL FOR NATIONAL COORDINATORS
EURAPMON issued in December 2011 a call for National Coordinators for the inventory of monitoring for raptors. A separate call was made for National Coordinators for the inventory of monitoring with raptors.
For which countries are National Coordinators required?
National Coordinators are required for all countries covering the geographical area of Europe, from Iceland and Ireland east as far as the Urals.
We have already appointed National Coordinators for the following countries (see the contact details below): Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK, Ukraine.
National Coordinators are still required for the following countries: Armenia, Cyprus, Denmark, Iceland, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey.
What is the role of National Coordinators?
National Coordinators are expected to assist the Work Package leader with completion of the inventory of monitoring for raptors in Europe. This will involve the following activities:
How are National Coordinators selected?
To fulfil the role of National Coordinator, EURAPMON is seeking individuals who are well-known and respected for their raptor research and conservation work in their country and have the ability to promote EURAPMON among all relevant national raptor research and conservation organizations and individuals.
If you fit this profile and are interested in taking the role of National Coordinator for your country, please submit a brief expression of interest using the attached EOI form. Your EOI should be submitted as soon as possible and no later than 17th February 2012. EOIs will be reviewed by a subgroup of the EURAPMON Steering Committee and appointments advised as soon as possible after receipt of your EOI.
Further guidance will be provided to selected National Coordinators in relation to inputs required.
How do I benefit from being a National Coordinator?
As a National Coordinator, you will benefit in several ways from your valued contribution to EURAPMON:
Please note that the position of National Coordinator is voluntary. We regret that EURAPMON does not have resources to remunerate National Coordinators or other contributors to the programme.
How can I express interest to be a National Coordinator?
Thank you for your interest in EURAPMON!