The European Green Belt, our shared natural heritage along the line of the former Iron Curtain, is to be conserved and restored as an ecological network connecting high-value natural and cultural landscapes while respecting the economic, social and cultural needs of local communities.



8th Pan-European Green Belt Conference

23-26 September 2014, Slavonice (Czech Republic)


8th Pan-European Green Belt Conference in Slavonice marks a milestone for future cooperation

More than 100 participants from 23 countries adjacent to the former Iron Curtain – the European Green Belt – as well as from Canada and the U.S. met at the Centre for the Future in Slavonice (Czech Republic):

The 8th Pan-European Green Belt Conference was jointly organized by BUND Project Office Green Belt and EuroNatur within the current R+D project “Advancing the European Green Belt” in cooperation with the Centre for the Future Slavonice and Nadace Partnerství (Czech Environemntal Partnership Foundation) supported by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) with means of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety.