june, 2020

2020wed17jun09:0014:30Virtual EventWaste management in Protected Areas09:00 - 14:30 CET Event Organized By: European Wilderness Society Event:Online Training

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Many protected areas, including Ukrainian ones, are suffering from a growing visitor pressure.
Inappropriate visitor behaviour and an enormous increase in plastic waste is bringing previously unknown challenges to daily life. Incorrect waste management poses a serious threat to the environment. To establish an effective waste management system, introductory data collection and analysis should take place and existing problems and possible solutions for improvement must be identified. This training session provides an overview and examples of protected areas’ waste management systems in different countries as well as offers recommendations for how to lay the groundwork for effective waste management.

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As part of the five-session online training course “Ranger Training on Tourism and Waste Management” Ukrainian Protected Area staff, NGOs, interest groups and other stakeholders from Ukraine attending a minimum four out of five sessions will receive a certificate issued by the Ukrainian State Environmental Academy of post-graduates and management and the European Wilderness Society. Please see under Related Events the other online training courses.

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(Wednesday) 09:00 - 14:30 CET

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Speakers for this event

  • Iryna Shchoka

    Iryna Shchoka

    Sustainable Tourism and Youth Education Expert

    I am a creative and experienced project manager, tried and tested economist, dedicated to her job. I started my career at the UniCreditBank Ukraine in 2002 as an economist and finished in 2011 as a branch office head. In 2006 I coordinated for the Ukrainian NGO FORZA a Cluster analysis of the forest sector of the Carpathian region of Ukraine which also included sustainable tourism and local communities wellbeing issues, supported SMEs in marketing and in state-private partnership activities, implemented climate change mitigation and adaptation measures project. Since 2013 I implemented the project “Cross-Road Connections” which aimed to improve of environmental situation of small Ukrainian cities and educated adults and teenagers. From 2012 until the end of 2014 I worked as a project manager and developer at the “Agency of Regional Development and Cross-Border Co-operation “Transcarpathia” of Zakarpattya Oblast Council”. At the European Wilderness Society I am focusing my work on Youth Education in the Carpathians as well as assisting in other European projects. I am also the focal point for our Ukrainian European Wilderness Network partners. I am fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, English, Hungarian, Slovakian and started to learn the German language.

    Sustainable Tourism and Youth Education Expert

  • Max A E Rossberg

    Max A E Rossberg

    Chairman of the European Wilderness Society

    Max Rossberg gained his international marketing expertise by graduating with a Bachelor in Commerce in International Business and a Master of Management Science in International Marketing at the Sprot School of Business at the Carleton University, Canada. He then joined after his graduation international corporations in Germany, Holland, Sweden, Spain, Hungary, Ukraine, Poland, Canada and Ireland. As the chairman of the European Wilderness Society he is based in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Lungau in the Austrian Alps, from where he works and travel throughout Europe.

    URL https://wilderness-society.org/the-european-wilderness-society-team/max-e-rossberg/

    Chairman of the European Wilderness Society

  • Mykhaylenko Yulia

    Mykhaylenko Yulia

    Chief specialist in the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine

    Chief specialist of the division of the state cadastre and protection of the Department of protected areas of the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine

    Chief specialist in the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine

  • Vlado Vancura

    Vlado Vancura

    Vice-chairman of the European Wilderness Society

    Vlado Vancura gained his international nature and forestry expertise by graduating from the Forest University and Natural Resources Management, in Zvolen, Slovakia. In the following several decades he collected extensive experience with Wilderness and natural resources management all across the world. He worked in numerous nature oriented jobs as a full time, seasonal or free lance consultant in Slovakia, Russia, Hungary, United States with the U.S. National Park Service and in Canada with Parks Canada. As the deputy chairman of the European Wilderness Society he is based in the Slovakian part of Carpathian Mountains, right at the edge of the famous Tatras National Park. His enthusiasm motivate various groups and stakeholders to contribute to the protection of European Wilderness Heritage and encourage them to become a Wilderness Advocate.

    Vice-chairman of the European Wilderness Society

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • 26/05/2020
    • 9:00 Greetings and introduction9:00 - 9:25Welcoming the participants

    • 9:25 Presentation I: Introduction to the waste management in protected areas9:25 - 10:00Presentation I: Introduction to the waste management in protected areasSpeakers: Vlado Vancura

    • 10:00 Coffee Break10:00 - 10:10Coffee Break

    • 10:10 Presentation II: Best practices of waste management systems in protected areas10:10 - 10:50Presentation II: Best practices of waste management systems in protected areasSpeakers: Vlado Vancura

    • 10:50 Waste management on protected areas of Ukraine and Ukrainian legislation10:50 - 11:20Waste management on protected areas of Ukraine and Ukrainian legislation. Activities of the state protection service of the nature protection fund of UkraineSpeakers: Mykhaylenko Yulia

    • 11:20 Q&A11:20 - 11:30Questions & Answers

    • 11:30 Breakout Session Assignment of Participants 11:30 - 11:35Breakout Session Assignment of Participants Speakers: Hanna Öllös

    • 11:35 Breakout room 1: Propose main elements of waste educational campaign in protected areas11:35 - 12:00Breakout room 1: Propose main elements of waste educational campaign in protected areas

    • 11:35 Breakout room 2: How to organize a clean-up campaign in protected areas11:35 - 12:00Breakout room 2: How to organize a clean-up campaign in protected areas

    • 11:35 Breakout room 3: Why protected area should take care about waste management on its territory?11:35 - 12:00Breakout room 3: Why protected area should take care about waste management on its territory?

    • 11:35 Breakout room 4: What are the challenges of the waste management in protected areas? (non UA group)11:35 - 12:00Breakout room 4: What are the challenges of the waste management in protected areas? (non UA group)

    • 12:00 Lunch Break12:00 - 13:00Lunch Break

    • 13:00 Return to the session13:00 - 13:05Returning from LunchSpeakers: Hanna Öllös

    • 13:05 Presentation of results of Breakout Rooms 1-413:05 - 13:35Presentation of results of Breakout Rooms 1-4

    • 13:35 Discussion Round and Wrap up13:35 - 14:00Discussion Round and Wrap upSpeakers: Iryna Shchoka

    • 14:00 Satisfaction survey14:00 - 14:15Satisfaction survey

    • 14:15 Closing of the Training Course14:15 - 14:30Closing of the Training Course, Announcement of closed training session for Synevyr National Nature ParkSpeakers: Iryna Shchoka

Organizer

European Wilderness SocietyMax A E Rossberg Dechant Franz Fuchs Str. 5

Supported by:

European Outdoor Conservation Alliance

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