Carpathian Sustainable Tourism

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Education on Sustainable tourism in Ukraine

Sustainable tourism in the Carpathians is currently gaining more and more momentum. It is true, especially now, when the number of visitors in nature is growing and local economies require new impulses. In order to support this transformation, numerious experts and the European Wilderness Society are involved into the implementation of the Framework Convention on the...

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6th Carpathain Convention Conference of the parties

The 6th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention was held on 25 November 2020. The first time the event took place in an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Secretariat of the Convention expressed its appreciations, especially to Hungary as a previous Presidency as well as to the newly appointed Polish Presidency for the great...

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Tourism tranformation in post-Covid-19 world

On 09 November an online event “Transforming Tourism for a resilient and sustainable post-covid world” took place. An event was organized by  the United Nations Environmental Programme. Threats As organizers state, the increased health and safety requirements related to the COVID-19 response increase waste generation and water use creating additional pressure in popular...

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Respect Nature

Respect Nature is an initiative of the European Wilderness Society, which aims to spread awareness and train people to protect the nature we love by behaving appropriately. Humans can have a strongimpact on the nature around them when enjoying the outdoors. The Respect Nature initiative offers key guidelines to support nature conservation as well as further sustainable...

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Register Now: Ranger Training On Tourism And Waste Management In Protected Areas Of Ukraine

The European Wilderness Society and the Vlado Vancura Wilderness Academy is offering the free online “Ranger training on Tourism and Waste management in Protected Areas”, especially designed for Protected Area staff, Rangers, Non-Government Organisations and Stakeholders in Ukraine. This project is co-funded by the European Outdoor Conservation Association. Online...

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Carpathian Convention and sustainable tourism

This year 10th Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee was conducted in the capital of Hungary, Budapest on 11-13 December 2019. Sustainable Tourism Progress Report One of the reporting sections was dedicated to the Sustainable Tourism. The main presenter was Alina Szasz. Mrs.Szasz is the head of the Romanian Sustainable Tourism Center of the Carpathian...

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10th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee

10th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee (CCIC), will place on 11-13 December 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. Issues for discussion As usually, progress of each Protocol of the Carpathian Convention implementation will be presented during the event. And they will follow the Programme of Work of the Carpathian Convention 2018 – 2020. Moreover update...

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Ski resort or low impact tourism?

As a part of the Carpathian Convention Sustainable Tourism Working Group, European Wilderness Society is supporting sustainable development in the Carpathian region. Therefore, we are supporting initiative Group Free Svydovets in its effort to protect biodiversity, glacier lakes, old-growth forests and wildlife of the unique  Svydovets massif in Ukrainian Carpathians. On...

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