Carpathian region

The Carpathians are one of Europe's largest mountain ranges, a unique natural treasure of great beauty and ecological value, and home of the headwaters of major rivers. They also constitute a major ecological, economic, cultural, recreational and living environment in the heart of Europe, shared by numerous peoples and countries.

The Carpathian Convention is a subregional treaty to foster the sustainable development and the protection of the Carpathian region. It has been signed in May 2003 by seven Carpathian States (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Ukraine).      Read more


Interactive map presenting Information received from each Party on the administrative units within which each Party plans to implement the Carpathian Convention and its Protocols.     Read more


The Outlook on climate change adaptation in the Carpathian mountains  online Read more


The Outlook on climate change adaptation in the Central Asian mountains  online English summary

Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions Sources and Solutions online

Investing in Sustainable Mountain Development. Opportunities, Resources and Benefits online


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Launching the first-ever global survey on waste in mountains: Add your voice

Attention, mountain lovers! Please help us keep mountain areas clean by taking this survey to tell us about your experiences and observations related to waste in mountains.

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