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A wind of change for municipalities

Aug 10, 2017

At the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park/A, young people are teaching primary schoolchildren for a day. Together, they study water courses as a habitat for plants and animals. In l’Argentière-la-Bessée/F, another group is creating an adventure trail to the entrance of a silver mine.

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Laughing, walking and learning from each other

Jul 27, 2017
Laughing, walking and learning from each other

CIPRA Slovenia. Increasingly, children are now being driven to school by their parents. CIPRA Slovenia is working to counter that trend by working with the Institute for Spatial Policies and the Association for Sustainable Development. And thanks to the Pedibus, schoolchildren get to exercise – and have more opportunities for contact with children of the same age.

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Give youth a voice! How youth participation can be encouraged in the Alpine space

Jul 12, 2017
Give youth a voice! How youth participation can be encouraged in the Alpine space

How can young people become more involved in political processes? What good examples already exist for this? These questions were the central issues at a workshop held in the context of the GaYA project in Bozen/Bolzano.

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Spray-painting for environmental protection

Jun 20, 2017
Spray-painting for environmental protection

CIPRA South Tyrol. Urban Green – How does the young generation imagine its city of the future?

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The wandering classroom

Mar 12, 2017
The wandering classroom

Young people spend the majority of their school time indoors. The new “whatsalp youth” project moves the classroom into the mountains and learning into the great outdoors.

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Youthful ideas for “My Green Alps”

Mar 24, 2015
Youthful ideas for “My Green Alps”

What will it take for residents of the Alps to take responsibility for their own habitat? Participants of the Youth Parliament of the Alpine Convention provided some answers at Kamnik in Slovenia.

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Young Voices, New Ideas

Apr 30, 2014
Young Voices, New Ideas

Young people want to be heard and taken seriously. That requires staying power. CIPRA is helping.

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Young people beyond boundaries

Apr 16, 2014
Young people beyond boundaries

The Youth Parliament of the Alpine Convention (YPAC), held in Chamonix, sought to find solutions for creating an open society. Political education and more information were uppermost on the wish list of the participants, who came from all of the Alpine countries.

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Youth participation in the Alps: a situation report

Apr 15, 2014
Youth participation in the Alps: a situation report

Where are young people involved in decision-making? How clearly are their voices heard? In its report CIPRA gives a first Alpine-wide view of the participation of young people.

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Youth Parliament at the Alpine Convention adds its voice

Apr 18, 2013
Youth Parliament at the Alpine Convention adds its voice

YPAC, the Youth Parliament at the Alpine Convention, met in Sonthofen in mid-March to agree ten demands for the "Alpine Town of the Future", generating valuable publicity in the process.

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