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7th Meeting of the Carpathian Convention WG on Sustainable Tourism

The 7th Meeting of the Carpathian Convention Working Group on Sustainable Tourism took place on 18 – 20 May 2015, in Aggtelek National Park, Hungary.
Greentourism Ecological Association contributed as observer together with representatives of several NGOs like ETE, CEEWEB, WWF, European Wilderness Society and ARD Zakarpattya and representatives of the seven Carpathian countries.
The main goal of the meeting was the review of progress on first year implementation of the Protocol on Sustainable Tourism and of the Strategy for Sustainable Tourism Development of the Carpathians.
The discussion focused on establishing an online Carpathian platform to facilitate networking among interested stakeholders, to exchange information and best practices, to share common mechanisms and resources to support the implementation of the Protocol and the Strategy on Sustainable Tourism.

Connecting Danube with Carpathians within the Lower Danube Sustainable Tourism Strategy

Friday, November 21, at Calafat, our association participated in the “Conference on Sustainable Tourism in the Lower Danube”, organized within the project “The cross border strategic partnership for Sustainable Tourism in the southwestern and northwestern regions of the Lower Danube”*. The project is funded by the Romania-Bulgaria Transborder Cooperation 2007-2013.

The role and place in Europe of Wallachian traditional peasant culture

Vallachian civilization show striking similarities across the Carpathians in terms of ethnography, folklore and rural economy and it has a common part of the vocabulary, kept both in dialectal archaism and in the mountain toponymy. Everywhere, symbols carved in wooden objects are similar. Basically, if we except the appearance of