Taiga Bean Goose © Jari Peltomaki

7th Meeting of the AEWA European Goose Management International Working Group (EGM IWG7)

7th Meeting of the AEWA European Goose Management International Working Group (EGM IWG7)

21 June 2022 to 23 June 2022

The 7th Meeting of the AEWA European Goose Management International Working Group (EGM IWG7) will take place in Helsinki, Finland on 21-23 June 2022 at the kind invitation of the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland.

The joint meeting of the EGMP Task Forces will be held on 20 June 2022. 

Information for Participants can be found here!

The EGM IWG7 meeting documents will become available on this page!

Please pre-register under the following links as soon as possible:

https://meetings.unep-aewa.org/meetings/EGMP7/registration

The pre-registration deadline is extended to 18 May 2022!!

Registration will take place in the Ministry of the Environment entrance hall. Badges can be collected from the registration/security officers.

More information for Participants can be found here!

The meeting schedule is available here.

More information for Participants can be found here!

The 7 th Meeting of the AEWA European Goose Management International Working Group (EGM IWG7) will be held at the Ministry of the Environment in Helsinki, Finland on 21-23 June 2022.

The face-to-face meeting of the EGMP Task Forces will be held on 20 June 2022 in the same venue.

Conference venue: Ministry of the Environment , Aleksanterinkatu 7 , 00023 Helsinki, Finland

More information for Participants can be found here!

 

Helsinki Airport is a 30-minute ride from the city.

By Train: Local trains I and P operate between the city and the airport. The one-way ticket costs € 5,00 and can be purchased either through the ticket machine or via HSL Mobile ticket app.

By Bus: There are a number of buses servicing Helsinki Airport. You can plan your route using the HLS website.

By Taxi: The taxi from the airport to the city centre will cost around € 45.

Recommended taxi companies in Helsinki: Helsinki Airport Taxi: +358 9 8386630 Kovanen: +358 200 6060 Taksikuljetus Oy: +358 9 3505070

More information for Participants can be found here!

 

HOTELS:Please note, that no hotel rooms will be booked by the AEWA Secretariat for participants; both funded and non-funded delegates are kindly requested to make their own hotel reservations.

We would like to urge you to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible – June coincides with the high season, so the hotels can be booked out.

MEALS: Lunches will be provided for all participants on all meeting days. Lunch will be served at the venue. Participants are strongly encouraged to indicate any potential dietary restrictions when registering for the meeting in order to ensure that these can be accommodated for.

COVID: You can find information on latest Coronavirus restrictions in Finland here: https://valtioneuvosto.fi/en/information-on-coronavirus/current-restrictions

We kindly urge all participants to check the COVID-19-related restrictions in their countries for their travel planning and arrangements.

More information for Participants can be found here!