Supporting Sustainable Development of the Carpathians through environmentally friendly tourism

Tourism Project

Title in original language: Wsparcie zrównoważonego rozwoju Karpat poprzez turystykę przyjazną środowisku

Country/ies: Poland
Status: Closed after Sept 2014
Category: Projects and initiatives for sustainable tourism development
Link to the Tourism Strategy: Objective 1 - Establish supportive conditions for sustainable tourism products and services, including development of a marketing scheme for the promotion of the Carpathians as a unique sustainable tourism destination objectives of the strategy
Duration of the project: 2009–2010
Objectives and results of the project:

Support for sustainable tourism development in the Polish part of Carpathians by the promotion of best practices, web-portal "Virtual Carpathians", handbook and training seminars for local authorities and tourism organizers.

Implementing organization / institution:

UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre, ul. Sobieszyńska 8, 00-764 Warszawa (Poland), +48 22 840 66 64,,

Project partners:

Ecopsychology Association (Poland)
ANPED – Northern Alliance for Sustainability (Holand)

Total amount of the project: PLN 638,619 (about EUR 159,655)
Financing institution(s): Others
Name of program(s): Fund for Non-Governmental Organisations within EEA Grants — Norway Grants