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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…
Thursday, 20 September 2018

New Biosphere Reserves in the Alps Featured

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…
Thursday, 20 September 2018

ALPBIONET2030 – Getting Concrete Featured

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…
Monday, 30 July 2018

Job vacancy at ALPARC Featured

We are hiring a Management and Project Assistant. Interested candidates should send their application by electronic mail only, before 24th of August 2018 – 2 pm to ALPARC at: info@alparc.org and  recrutement@alparc.org For the detailed job description please visit:  http://alparc.org/jobs
© 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…
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…
ALPARC Conference: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) to facilitate work in Protected Areas
Sunrise on a bright autumn day in a mountain nature reserve, somewhere in the Swiss Alps. Several chamois and ibex graze here and there in a pasture above the tree line.  Suddenly, there is a movement and a noise in the sky and all the animals are gone within seconds.…