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2010-05-27 15:04
Ms. Lisa Janishevski, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

New Marine Protected Area in Albania

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Protected Area focal point for Albania, Ms. Violeta Zuna, announces, "I am pleased to inform you that one of the most important outcomes of our project “Gap Assessment and Marine Protected Area Development – Albania” under PoWPA, has been officially accomplished! The Council of Ministers proclaimed the area between the Karaburuni peninsula and Sazani island as National Park (MPA).

The total protected area is 12570.82 ha including 9848.95 ha of Karaburuni and 2721.87 ha of Sazani. The DCM points out that the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Water Administration in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Defense and other scientific institutions should take measures for monitoring and development of the eco-tourism submarine."

For more information please contact:
Dr. Violeta Zuna
National Project Manager/ Team Leader for UNDP Albania's Biodiversity Conservation and Marine Protected Areas Programme
Rruga "Pjeter Bogdani", P.39/1, Ap.3/3, Tirana, Albania
Tel./Fax +355-4-2257627
Email: violeta.zuna@undp.org
(edited on 2010-06-07 15:34 by Ms. Lisa Janishevski)
 

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