The first meeting of Slovene group to deal with ES – SOES (representatives from Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenian Forestry Institute, and Slovenian Forest Service) with the representative from the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning who is also the new MAES representative for Slovenia, was held on March 6 2020. We have discussed future steps and activities which will be taken on ecosystem services study and governance in Slovenia.
On February 27 2020 we held an expert workshop »Insights into Slovenian environmental protection policies from the perspective of ecosystem services (EC) governance in the Karst area«. This workshop aimed to discuss and break down issues related to the governance of ecosystem services (EC) in the Karst and the impact that policies and institutions have on the EC in the Karst today. The expert workshop was organized by the University of Primorska, Faculty of Humanities in collaboration with Södertörn University from Sweden.
A new EU project ECOVINEGOALS – ECOlogical VINEyards GOvernance Activities for Landscape’s Strategies has started in March. More news on this project will be delivered in the coming months.