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17th Annual Meeting


The 17th Annual Meeting of EUROSAI WGEA was held in Luxembourg in 22-24 October 2019, in conjunction with the Biodiversity Conference hosted by the European Court of Auditors. Biodiversity was also the focus-topic of the meeting.

Programme of the event | Meeting report (NEW!)

Presentations from the event

​Biodiversity Conference
​Prof David Kleijn, Wageningen University
​Status and key threats to biodiversity in Europe
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​Mr Ariel Brunner, Birdlife Europe and Central Asia
Status and key threats to biodiversity​
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​Ms Anne Teller, DG Environment of the European Commission
​Results of the European Union Biodiversity Strategy to 2020
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​Ms Eva Viestova, Slovak Ministry of Environment
​Biodiversity protection in Slovakia
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​Ms Janica Borg, World Wide Fund for Nature
​Improving the status of marine biodiversity in Europe
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​Mr Pasi Rautio, Natural Resources Institute Finland
​Biodiversity in forests - threats and protection
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Day 1 of the Annual Meeting - Auditing Biodiversity

Mr Akis Kikas, SAI Cyprus,
Mr William Peplow, SAI Malta
Joint Cooperative Audit: Are mechanisms in place to ascertain the designation and effective management of MPAs within the Mediterranean Sea?
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​Ms Eva Kasmi, SAI Albania
​Albania - Marine protected areas
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​Ms Airi Andresson, SAI Estonia
​Can environmental monitoring data be useful for analysing the status of forest ecosystems?
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​Ms Katya Nedialkova, SAI Bulgaria
Natura 2000 network in Bulgaria​View presentation​
​Mr Michal Rampir, SAI Czech Republic
​Funds and assets of the state under the management of national park administrations
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​Mr Akis Kikas, SAI Cyprus
​Pressures on biodiversity from construction developments and urbanisation
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​Mr Igor Vošnjak, SAI Slovenia
​Efficiency of protection against invasive alien species
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​Ms Noura Al Zaher, SAI Kuwait
​SAI of Kuwait experience in biodiversity
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​Ms Tatsiana Khaitsyna, SAI Belarus
​Problems of conservation and development of the European eel population
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​Mr Rashit Akhmetov, SAI Kazakhstan 
​Biodiversity on agricultural land
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Ms Daphne Vanrysselberghe, SAI Belgium
​SAI Belgium’s transversal SDG preparedness review​View presentation

​Mr Imre Nagy, SAI Hungary
​Audits of the State Audit Office of Hungary between 2011-2019 in the fields of climate change, sustainable development and environmental protectionView presentation

Day 2 of the Annual Meeting - Business Meeting

​Dr Vivi Niemenmaa, SAI Finland, Secretariat of INTOSAI WGEA
​INTOSAI WGEA activities and plans
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​Ms Munira Al-Huwaidi, SAI Kuwait
​ARABOSAI RWGEA: progress report and activities
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​Ms Tuuli Rasso, SAI Estonia, Secretariat of EUROSAI WGEA
​EUROSAI WGEA activity report
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​Mr Wojciech Dudek, SAI Poland
​Chairmanship of EUROSAI WGEA: Presentation of the candidature of Supreme Audit Office of Poland
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