Event Title

Environmental laws for nature protection: law on national parks in Republic of Kosovo

Session

Law

Description

According to law N0. 04/L - 087 for the National Park "Sharri", includes an area of 53,469 ha.and lies in the territory of the municipalities: Kaçanik, Sërtrpce, Suhareka, Prizren and Dragash, within the boundaries defined by this law. Kosovo has new environmental legislation, created mainly during the last decade. This legislation is generally focused on alignment with EU standards because it relies on the same principles as European environmental. The number of protected nature areas in Kosovo in 2017 is 184 and includes an area of 126,119.29 ha or 11.56 % of Kosovo's total surface area. Within these areas there are:19 Strict Nature Reserves, 156 Nature Monuments. The largest surface area of protected areas consists of National Parks such as: “Bjeshkët e Nemuna” and “Sharri” Nature Park, “Pashtrik Mountain and Lake Vermica”, Protected Landscapes “Germia” and Natural Monument of Special Importance “Ujëvarat e Mirushës”. Because of the geographical position and climate conditions, as well as the historical development of flora and vegetation, Kosovo is a very rich region of species, among which a large number of them are endemic, steno-endemic and relict plants. According to law NO. 04/L - 086 for the National Park "Bjeshket e Nemuna" includes an area of 62,488 ha. and lies in the territory of the municipalities: Gjakova, Junik, Deçan, Peja and Istog within the boundaries defined by this law.

Keywords:

Law of nature, national parks, Kosovo, National park Shari

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-47-5

Location

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

Start Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

End Date

30-10-2021 12:00 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2021.155

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Environmental laws for nature protection: law on national parks in Republic of Kosovo

UBT Kampus, Lipjan

According to law N0. 04/L - 087 for the National Park "Sharri", includes an area of 53,469 ha.and lies in the territory of the municipalities: Kaçanik, Sërtrpce, Suhareka, Prizren and Dragash, within the boundaries defined by this law. Kosovo has new environmental legislation, created mainly during the last decade. This legislation is generally focused on alignment with EU standards because it relies on the same principles as European environmental. The number of protected nature areas in Kosovo in 2017 is 184 and includes an area of 126,119.29 ha or 11.56 % of Kosovo's total surface area. Within these areas there are:19 Strict Nature Reserves, 156 Nature Monuments. The largest surface area of protected areas consists of National Parks such as: “Bjeshkët e Nemuna” and “Sharri” Nature Park, “Pashtrik Mountain and Lake Vermica”, Protected Landscapes “Germia” and Natural Monument of Special Importance “Ujëvarat e Mirushës”. Because of the geographical position and climate conditions, as well as the historical development of flora and vegetation, Kosovo is a very rich region of species, among which a large number of them are endemic, steno-endemic and relict plants. According to law NO. 04/L - 086 for the National Park "Bjeshket e Nemuna" includes an area of 62,488 ha. and lies in the territory of the municipalities: Gjakova, Junik, Deçan, Peja and Istog within the boundaries defined by this law.