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Point of view: Protecting the Alps – the responsibility of people

Nov 25, 2014
Point of view: Protecting the Alps – the responsibility of people

The diversity of the Alps is a challenge that at the same time holds great potential. It is up to the new German presidency of the Alpine Convention to put this into effect, states Federica Corrado, President of CIPRA Italy.

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CIPRA presents pioneers of sustainable living

Nov 25, 2014
CIPRA presents pioneers of sustainable living

Lifestyles and economies that use fewer resources require new thinking and action that go beyond narrow limits and consumerism. This is the conclusion of the CIPRA annual conference held in Annecy, France.

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Macro-region Alps: get involved!

Aug 26, 2014
Macro-region Alps: get involved!

The European strategy for the Alps could compensate for the shortcomings of the Alpine Convention, says Claire Simon, Executive Director of CIPRA International. Now, during the consultation phase, is an opportunity to participate and demand sustainability.

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Alpine policy put to the test

Aug 26, 2014
Alpine policy put to the test

With the development of a macro-regional strategy Europe’s attention is increasingly turned to the Alps – at least for the present. The CIPRA publication SzeneAlpen focuses on the events.

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Improvisational Theatre: Macro-Region for the Alps

Apr 30, 2014
Improvisational Theatre: Macro-Region for the Alps

Is it a comedy, a farce, or a whodunnit? In any case, the subject matter - an Alpine macro-region - is controversial and the cast high-powered. Inspired by the EU, Alpine countries and regions take to the stage while the Alpine Convention assumes the role of input provider.

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Point of view: who will fill the macro-regional Alpine house with life?

Jan 29, 2014
Point of view: who will fill the macro-regional Alpine house with life?

Just as in the building of a house, the inhabitants are the most important persons involved in the Alpine macro-region. But, eight weeks after the start of the process, states and regions have yet to indicate to the representatives of civil society whether they may contribute. R.S.V.P.

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We are the macro-region Alps

Dec 13, 2013
We are the macro-region Alps

On 19 December 2013 the European Council will decide whether there should be a European strategy for the Alpine space. States and regions have been working for months on an appropriate proposal - while excluding representatives of civil society. Why the alpine macro-region needs the science, NGOs and municipalities.

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NGOs demand participation in the Alpine macro-region

Oct 17, 2013
NGOs demand participation in the Alpine macro-region

Observer organisations of the Alpine Convention are bewildered at their exclusion from the Alpine macro-region. They are demanding their inclusion in the ongoing process for a macro-regional Alpine strategy.

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Who will shape the Alpine macro-region?

Oct 17, 2013
Who will shape the Alpine macro-region?

With its "Alpen.Leben" (Living in the Alps) project, CIPRA Austria is sounding out the role of the Alpine Convention for a macro-regional strategy and is asking who should actually have a say in shaping this European Union strategy for the Alps.

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Boost for the macro-region Alps

Jul 10, 2013
Boost for the macro-region Alps

The European Union is publishing its first analysis of existing macro-regions - encouraging news for current developments in the Alpine space.

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