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 people 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

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Future Imperfect - Climate change and adaptation in the Carpathians - Report online


New Project CarpatSusTourStrat

The project aims at enhancing synergies at the European by preparing a joint strategy on sustainable tourism in the Carpathians.

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Training on Tourism and Biodiversity: Understanding Tourism Trends and Biodiversity Conservation for Innovative Products and Marketing

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is pleased to announce its first extensive and in depth training course on Tourism and Biodiversity.


The new Carpathian Convention website is online now!

We have tried to make it more informative, better structured and easier to use! Enjoy!

Carpathian Convention joins the UN-wide Information Portal on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Together with others the Carpathian Convention has been accepted as a new member at the Initiative's Third Annual meeting held from 22-25 May in Montreux, Switzerland. 

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