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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…
GaYA pilot sites engaged in the process to involve the alpine young generation at local level
15 GaYA pilot sites have engaged a large diversity of activities aiming at promoting the participation of the young generation at political level. The actions go from conceiving or upgrading a youth center, to revising the youth policy of the municipality , from establishing  a youth council at local level,…
Alpine Ecological Connectivity:  a common issue for the Alpine Convention and EUSALP
Since 2007 ALPARC has contributed to coordinating the Ecological Network Platform of the Alpine Convention together with the respective presidencies of Germany and France. The activities of this working group are crucial for the preservation of Alpine biodiversity, mainly in designing and promoting measures ensuring the connectivity between natural habitats. …
Parc national du Mercantour © Olivier Leonard
The educational international project Youth at the Top is in its 4th edition. The project has evolved and is introducing some novelties for this year of 2018, with a new use for the postcards, now also in a new version, and the introduction of a common topic to be explored…
“Living and Working beyond Tourism” YOUrALPS Workshop at the CIPRA annual conference
On May 25th ALPARC had the opportunity to jointly hold a workshop in the context of the CIPRA Annual conference in Bled. “Living and Working above Tourism” was a workshop seeking to identify   the challenges young people encounter with the booming tourism sector.  Together with Barbara Wülser, CIPRA International and…
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.…
4th Video on ecological connectivity "Love without borders"
A short video to illustrate the importance of cooperation between the Alps and the Carpathians via the flat Danube river plains Curious to know what happened to our friends the ibex, the bearded vulture and the fish? Want to learn more about the challenge of the red deer in the…
The 4th edition of the Alpine Convention’s Young Academics Award has been launched !
 Aware of the role young researchers play in the shaping of the future of the Alps, Alpine Convention seeks every year to reward the best master theses of students from different universities from across the Alps, who deal with relevant Alpine topics. This year’s 4th edition of Young Academics Award…
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…
8 videos to raise awareness on outdoors sports activities jointly developed by the French Regional Natural Parks of Auvergne- Rhônes Alpes (France)
The regional natural parks are the perfect location for outdoors activities: wonderful landscapes, extraordinary natural surroundings, several walking trails and more besides. However, people who engage in outdoor sports in this area need to consider nature and the indigenous wildlife and act responsibly to preserve it. To raise awareness in…