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Mision and objectives

The State Service for Protected Areas under the Ministry of Environment is an institution that implements the state policy and strategy in the field of protection and management of protected areas, also performs the functions of state management of protected areas. The main tasks of State Service for Protected Areas are:

  • To ensure landscape stability, landscape and biodiversity conservation, protection and rational use of protected areas.
  • To create conditions for cognitive tourism in protected areas;
  • To ensure rational use of EU support for protection and management of protected areas.

The Directorates of the state parks and state strict reserves, which are subordinate to The State Service for Protected Areas, are responsible for the protection and management of landscapes, natural and cultural values, development of cognitive tourism, ecological education in 3 state strict reserves, 1 state Strict biosphere Reserve, 4 national parks, 28 regional parks.

The State Service for Protected Areas and The Directorates also executes surveys and inventories of state reserves and potential Natura 2000 sites of the European Network of Protected Areas, also organize the preparation of spatial planning documents.

Last updated: 06-11-2019