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Destination Parks Event Series: More “Value” for Tourism in the Alps
The summer tourist season is almost over, and it has again brought many people from Europe and elsewhere to the Alps and their protected areas. Their nature experience has without doubt not been the same for everyone: some might have experienced overcrowded places and traffic, whereas others have found energizing…
jeudi, 20 septembre 2018

New Biosphere Reserves in the Alps

New Biosphere Reserves in the Alps
Last July 2018 two new areas were recognised as UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Italy: the Valle Camonica – Alto Sebino Biosphere Reserve and the Ticino, Val Grande Verbano Biosphere Reserve, which has been extended. This is an important step towards the promotion of solutions reconciling the conservation of biodiversity with…
YOUrALPS project: first milestones on Mountain-oriented education reached
Mountain-oriented education plays a key role to instil in young generation the sensibility and the knowledge of Alpine cultural and natural heritage. A stronger coordination between formal and non- formal education represents therefore a big potential for sustainable valorisation in the Alps. During more than one year, the YOUrALPS project…
jeudi, 20 septembre 2018

ALPBIONET2030 – Getting Concrete

ALPBIONET2030 – Getting Concrete
Identifying the Strategic Alpine Connectivity Areas (SACA) and proposing some concrete actions to safeguard their role for an Alpine ecological network – that is one of the main challenges facing the ALPBIONET2030 project. During the project Mid-term Conference that took place on 2nd and 3rd July 2018 in the Berchtesgaden…
The youth project competition “Your Alps! Your Future! Your Idea” calls for application until October 31st
The European Commission, together with the actual President of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP), the Tyrol, invite young people aged from 16 to 25 years to take part in the youth competition “Your Alps! Your Future! Your Idea” with a project idea that conceives the Alps as…
A Toolbox to engage youth in decision making process
GaYA's Youth Participation Toolbox was developed to answer the question on how to effectively engage young people in decision-making processes for the future of the Alps. It was created in the frame of the Interreg Alpine Space project GaYA - Governance and Youth in the Alps. The Toolbox highlights different…
© UNESCO-Welterbe Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
The 4th edition of Youth at the Top took place on the 12th and the 13th of July 2018 in 44 destinations of the Alps and the Carpathians. The event brought together more than 530 young people and had Climate Change as the topic of a common thematic aciton. The two days spent in…
New edition of eco.mont journal available
The new edition of eco.mont - Journal of protected mountain areas research is now available! The journal is aimed at scientists, managers of protected areas and interested individuals on research and management issues related to protected areas in the Alps and other protected mountain areas. It is on its 10th…
New publication on sustainability and youth work
The importance of educating the young generation about sustainable developed is addressed in the new publication “T-KIT 13 - Sustainability and youth work (2018)”.   To support young people to understand and adopting more sustainable lifestyle, the manual includes information about the issues related to sustainability, educational activities that will familiarise…
YOUrALPS in line with EUSALP Action Group 3 topics – Education, Labor Market Adequacy and Training
On May 2nd and 3rd, ALPARC participated at the 9th meeting of EUSALP action group 3 which was held in Poschiavo, CH. The main focus of the action group work is dual education and the creation of future opportunities on the Alpine job market. The YOUrALPS comparative report being finished…