BfN Schriften 226 - European Exchange of Experience on the Assessment of Plans and Projects Significantly Affecting Natura 2000 Sites According to Article 6 (3) and (4) of the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC)
The conference aimed at continuing the European exchange of experience on the assessment of plans and projects significantly affecting Natura 2000 sites in accordance with Article 6 (3) and (4) of the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC). The assessment requirements of Article 6 of the Habitats Directive establish a multi-stage approach. Generally, the procedure is comprised of up to three main stages: the screening stage, the Appropriate Assessment stage and the exception procedure.
Federal Agency for Nature Conservation
Furthermore, the conference addressed methodological aspects of scoping for Appropriate Assessment. To provide a thematic focus, the presentations and discussions concentrated on road construction projects as examples.