Meetings

 
SWTG Meeting in Ráckeve 8-9 October 2014, Budapest, Hungary The meeting “Next Steps after the Adoption of Strategy for Sustainable Tourism Development of the Carpathians” is organised in the framework of the Carpathian Sustainable Tourism Strategy Development Project as the third NGO meeting.  Outcomes
SWTG Meeting in Budapest 16-18 June 2014, Budapest, Hungary The meeting “Towards Sustainable Development of the Carpathians: Implementing the Strategy for Sustainable Tourism” is organized in the framework of a project, which aims at elaboration of an agreed and adoptable strategy for sustainable tourism development in the Carpathians that will be implemented under the Carpathian Convention.  Outcomes
Towards Sustainable Development of the Carpathians. International NGO Meeting 12-14 June 2013, Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia NGOs working meeting is entitled: “Towards Sustainable Development of the Carpathians. Strategy for Tourism”. The meeting is a part of the project, which aims at elaboration of an agreed and adoptable strategy for sustainable tourism development in Carpathians, accoding to the Carpathian Convention.  Outcomes
STWG Meeing at CEEweb Annual Meeting 7, 9-10 November 2012, Királyrét, Hungary 16 CEE NGO representatives met in Királyrét in Hungary to
  • share ideas on how to influence the content of the Carpathian Tourism Strategy,
  • disseminate the results of assessing CEE national development tourism strategies,
  • develop project proposals on implementing the Danube Strategy from biodiversity point of view,
  • finalize their work plan for 2012.
Presentations:
 Outcomes
STWG Meeing at CEEweb Annual Meeting 27 October 2011, Pilisszentkereszt – Dobogókő, Hungary The meeting of the Sustainable Tourism Working Group was held during the Annual Meeting of CEEweb for Biodiversity on 27th of October, 2011 in Dobogókő, near Budapest. The participants discussed the future development of National Tourism Strategy Assessment as well as proposals for funding and activities for STWG in 2012. The group has also prepared the Statement on “Mountains and Tourism” for Rio + 20 Summit. Outcomes:
STWG Meeting in 2010 16-18 September 2010, Kroscienko, Poland The STWG Meeting this year was held in Kroscienko in Pieniny Mountains, the cross-border nature protected area with Slovakia (Pieniny National Park). We enjoyed the effective group working and planning activities for the future. During the meeting participants compiled the list of recommendation to the Indicators developed by Tourism Sustainability Group of the European Commission’s DG Enterprise. Representative of the STWG continues the work within the Carpathian Convention, especially in its Sustainable Tourism Working Group. Through the contribution of this group a Tourism Protocol was already adopted and a Strategy is under adoption. STWG would like to warmly welcome all the member organizations to cooperation in its actions next year. The meeting was realised with the financial support of the European Commission. Outcomes:    
STWG meeting at CEEweb Annual Meeting 16 October 2008, Szentendre, Hungary CEEweb Sustainable Tourism Working Group (STWG) meeting was held back-to-back with CEEweb Annual Meeting. Among other things, the participants of the meeting developed a workplan for 2009 and elected Ivan Svetozarevic of Young Researchers of Serbia as the chair of the Working Group. The meeting was realised with the financial support of the European Commission. 
Tourism Policies in EU and beyond 9-13 October 2008, Bojentsi, Bulgaria CEEweb Sustainable Tourism Working Group (STWG) meeting was held back-to-back with a workshop “Tourism Policies in EU and Beyond”. The workshop included a training on writing policy papers. The events took place on October 10-13, 2008 in Bojentsi/Gabrovo, Bulgaria. The topic of the workshop was chosen by the participants of the STWG meeting that took place in December 2007 in Romania. The meeting was realised with the financial support of the European Commission.  Venue of the event: Parlapanova House in Bulgaria Photo is taken from www.visitbulgaria.net

Previous meetings

Training on Strategic Tourism Development and Meeting of the Sustainable Tourism Working GroupDecember 17-19, 2007, Remetea, Trascau Mountains, Romania

Workshop on NGO participation in decision making

on tourism development Advocacy and campaigning  

Dobarsko and Govedartzi, Rila Mountains, Bulgaria

22-25 October 2007
Workshop on Stakeholder Involvement and Meeting of the Sustainable Tourism Working Group28 June – 1 July, 2007, Djerdap National Park, Serbia
Tourism Impact Assessment and Management STWG Workshop and 2nd UNESCO (Bresce) Summer School & 4th Sustainable Tourism Working Group Meeting 2006

23-27 October 2006, Strandja Nature Park, Bulgaria

28 September 2006, Budapest, Hungary
7-8 June 2006, Babia Gora, Poland
2-4 April 2006, Osijek, Croatia
15 November 2005, Serbia
13 May 2004, Banska Stiavnica
9 November 2003, Krakkow
23-24 June 2003 Miskolc
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