On 19 th of November 2019, The Macedonian Ecological Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning organized the third meeting of the National Anti-Poison working group in Skopje. The aim of the meeting was the formalization of the Action Plan for combating wildlife poisoning under the national legislation. Implemented activities since the last meeting were presented to the working group and it was discussed about the measures that are a priority in regards to the problem with wildlife poisoning. Also key gaps and overlaps were identified.
A diverse group of representatives from public institution attended the meeting such as: State Environment Inspectorate, professors from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University Goce Delcev – Shtip, Faculty of Security, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning, Ministry of Interior and Agency of Food and Veterinary. The implementation of the national Action plan is a component under the Balkan Anti-Poisoning project. The project is financed by the Vulture Conservation Foundation and is being implemented in Albany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece and Serbia. The Macedonian Ecological Society has a role as a partner organization from North Macedonia.