Sustainable Tourism Strategy In Carpathians

Jun 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Information and Communication, International Agencies, Learning, Lessons, Livelihood, News, Tourism, Vulnerability

Carpathian mountainsMP: The development of a strategy focusing on sustainable tourism development is under way in the countries of the Carpathian Mountains – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Ukraine. Consultations are planned with representatives from governments, tourism agencies and NGOs along with a series of stakeholder meetings and national consultations and 14 case studies on sustainable tourism development from the countries involved.

The resulting strategy will be delivered to the next Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention in October 2014.

The project is being carried out by Ecological Tourism in Europe (ETE) together with project partners CEEweb for Biodiversity, WWF Danube Carpathian Programme, the Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention and the Carpathian Network of Protected Areas.

The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety through the Advisory Assistance Programme for Environmental Protection in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It is supervised by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Bundesamt für Naturschutz, BfN) and the German Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt, UBA).

For more information contact Michael Meyer  and visit www.oete.de

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