The EU Platform
The EU Platform on Coexistence between people and large carnivores
Large carnivore conservation and management can cause controversy between stakeholders. It is therefore important to support dialogue among all the concerned stakeholders. In 2014, the EU Platform on Coexistence between People and Large Carnivores came together. The Platform represents different interest groups on the EU level who have agreed a joint mission:
The platform members are European level representatives of stakeholders involved in large carnivore management.
Regional and local platforms
Regional and local platforms on large carnivores
Since 2018, an EU-parliament funded pilot project helped establishing regional and local stakeholders’ platforms in six Member States, following the same model as the EU Platform. The links between the platforms are described in the following video:
A Toolkit: Supporting establishment of regional / local platforms on large carnivores
The different platforms exchanged upon their extensive experience with regional dialogue platforms on large carnivores in different European countries and drew out lessons learned.
- Toolkit and accompanying toolbox
- Short presentation of the toolkit
- Translated versions of the presentation of the toolkit