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Objectives
  1. Establishing networks of protected areas as components of integrated and sustainable spatial development strategies, specifically in accordance with the European Spatial Development Perspective (ESDP), regional and national development strategies and activities of rural development.
  2. Empowering the regions and authorities involved in the management of protected area networks, specifically improving effectiveness of management, awareness raising for the importance of protected area networks and increasing "technical" know-how and practical experience in the field of protected area network management.
  3. Supporting international and European conservation obligations (conventions and directives), specifically Natura 2000, conventions (Ramsar, Biodiversity, Bern).
  4. Increasing impact and effectiveness of individual protected areas through synergies and total effects, specifically by establishing corridors, buffer zones and networks, through effective backbones for communication and management and summing functions of different categories.