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EUROPARC announces new President, Ignace Schops

Killarney – 30 Sep. 2014 | EUROPARC Federation, the largest NGO for European Protected Areas, yesterday announced the appointment of Ignace Schops from Belgium, as the new EUROPARC president. As director of the Belgian NGO Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland (RLKM), member of the EU chapter of Club of Rome and vice president of the largest nature conservation organization in Flanders, Natuurpunt Mr. Schops brings more than 20 years of relevant environmental and governance experience to the role.

Following his election Mr. Schops said, “I am so proud! Representing the biggest network in Europe is a privilege for me. I will take the responsibility and the leadership to prove EUROPARC Federation is the leading organization in Europe, related to Protected Areas, the natural and cultural heritage, sustainable tourism and transnational cooperation”. He continued stating he was eager to “help EUROPARC become the biggest, strongest and most friendly umbrella network in Europe and a standard for the European policy”.

CIVILSCAPE Board member Pauvel Bogaert and Director Dirk Gotzmann have met Ignace Schops earlier this year. CIVILSCAPE and EUROPARC agreed to have talks on collaboration and to define a shared view in a certain document.

 

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