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Youth at the Top, 3rd edition: Sharing an Experience in the Mountains, July 11th 2017
On July 11th 2017, several groups of young people will gather in different places all over the Alps and the Carpathians to share a collective experience in the mountains   Back to Nature in the Mountains When was the last time you watched the stars in an unpolluted sky, lying…
YOUrALPS project – first steps to improve Mountain-Oriented Education in the Alps
It’s a full-time job for the 12 project partners of the Interreg Alpine Space Project YOUrALPS – Educating youth for the Alps: (re)connecting Youth and Mountain heritage for an inspiring future in the Alps. (2016- 2019). Since the official launch of the project, which took place during the Kick-off Meeting…
WeWild project: Designing a joint Alps-wide initiative for eco-friendly behaviour in snow and outdoor sports
The WeWild project (2016-2018) got well under way with the first workshop which was organised in Vorarlberg in March 2017. 16 stakeholders from six Alpine countries attended the two-day event, thereby underlining the interest in a common, Alpine-wide communication strategy regarding the behaviour of snow sports participants.The fruitful workshop discussions…
The ALPBIONET2030 project brings connectivity one step further – in the Alps and the surrounding territories
The beginning of the year was composed of numerous meetings for the ALPBIONET2030 project partners: a partners’ meeting in the Kalkalpen National Park, one of the project working regions, bi- or plurilateral meetings to coordinate the work of the individual Work Packages and an experts’ workshop to define the guideline…
GreenConnect project: highlighting possible socio-economic effects of activities fostering ecological connectivity
A sunny day somewhere in the Swiss Engadin valley. Cries and laughter come from a group of usually stressed managers in a medium-sized Swiss company handling unusual tools for them: motor saws, brush cutters, and forks. The group is participating in a “nature day” event, a team building session where…
GaYA project: promoting youth participation for the future of Alpine areas
Young people (14-25 years old) tend to leave peripheral Alpine regions due to the lack of personal and professional fulfilment, in particular regarding education and job opportunities as well as social integration. The majority of decision- and policy-makers lack awareness of the needs of young people as well as tools…
Conference "The Wolf in the alpine cultural landscape" - Registration open
We are pleased to announce that the registration is now open for the international Conference and Exhibition: "The Wolf in the Alpine cultural landscape -  chances and challenges".  The conference will take place from the 16th to the 18th of May 2017 in Sölk, Sölktäler Nature Park (Styria – Austria).…
Joint communication of Alpine protected areas for wildlife disturbance in winter: first WeWild workshop held in Vorarlberg
The first workshop of the WeWild project took place in Vorarlberg (Austria) last week, on March 23rd and 24th 2017. Attended by 18 participants from six countries, it offered two intense and productive days of exchange and brain-storming. The aim was to exchange on experiences of information and communication campaigns…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017

"Youth at the Top"… with you?

"Youth at the Top"… with you?
Take part in the 3rd edition on 11th July 2017! Putting young people back in contact with mountains and the Alps The prior aim of the project is to make mountains accessible to all and the youngsters come from the local valleys or from cities.For them, it’s the opportunity to…
The Association „Alpine Town of the Year“ is looking for an external consultant to implement its communication activities in the frame of the Interreg Alpine Space Project GaYA. If you are interested in submitting an offer, and wish to receive more information, please contact claire.simon@alpenstaedte.org by February 20th.