... one-third of all European vascular plant species can be found in the Carpathians? That means almost 4,000 plant species, and 481 of them are found only in the Carpathians!
… Gerlachovsky Peak (2,655 m altitude) in the High Tatras in Slovak Republic is the highest peak of the Carpathians?
… the European Union’s largest populations of brown bears, wolves, lynx, European bisons and imperial eagles (globally threatened species) are found in the Carpathians?
… 36 national parks, 51 nature parks and protected landscape areas, 19 biosphere reserves and 200 other protected areas are member of the Carpathian Network of Protected areas
… there are 36 registered UNESCO World Heritage sites and 49 important pilgrimage destinations in the Carpathian area?
… the number of hotels in the Carpathians has increased by nearly 60% in the last ten years?
… the Carpathians contain the continent's largest remaining natural mountain beech and beech/coniferous forest ecosystems and the largest area of pristine forest in Europe (outside Russia)?
... the Carpathians are the largest, most twisted and fragmented mountain chain in Europe? They are Europe’s largest mountains by area.
… in the 1970’s, about 1,000,000 people worked in the mining sector in the Carpathians? Today, the number of employees in this sector is about 340,000.
… the Carpathians were put on the WWF ‘Global 200’ list of major ecoregions in need of biodiversity and habitat conservation?
… more than half of the Carpathians are covered by forests? The Carpathian forests are a vital link between the forests of the north and those of the west and south-west of Europe.
Alpine Carpathian Corridor (AKK) - UPDATES
Alpine Climate Change projects
|Carpathian Climate Change projects|
Scenario Permanent Secretariat costs
Big Foot project
|Annex 1 Agenda|
|Annex 2 Signature and Ratifiction Status|
|Annex 3 Progress Report|
|Annex 4 CCIC Decisions|
|Annex 5 CC Meetings 2012-2014|
|Status of Signatures and Ratification|
|National Report on the implemetation of the protocol on conservation and sustainable use of biological and landscape diversity to the framework convention on the protection and sustainable development of the Carpathians|
|Joint Declaration of the ICPDR Tisza Group and the Framework Convention on the Protection and the Sustainable Development of the Carpathians (represented by UNEP Vienna – Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention) on the sustainable development of the Tisza River Basin Within the Carpathian region|
|Criteria for the selection of the Carpathian Convention Permanent Secretariat location|
Inf. 1 CC Implementation Report
Inf. 2 Carpathian Lists ToR Experts
Inf. 2 Carpathian Lists Methodologies
Inf. 3 MOU Carpathian Integrated Biodiversity Information System draf
|Inf. 4 Programme 2nd CNPA Conference draft|
|Inf. 5 CNPA Unit TORs Slovakia|
|Inf. 6 Priority actions for the Carpathian Space|
|Inf. 7 Carpathian Memorandum|
|Inf. 8 2nd Conference Krynica conclusions|
|Inf. 9 Alpine Carpathian Cooperation Forum|
|Inf. 10 Forest Protocol SAP draft|
|Inf. 11 Protocol on Sustainable Transport and Infrastructure all track changes draft|
|Zbyszek and A Sieminski comments draft|
|Inf. 12 AKK MoU Final signed|
|Inf. 13 CEEweb STWG Statement on the Carpathian Tourism Strategy|
|Inf. 14 Meeting CC EEA S4Cminutes_draft|
|Inf. 15 2nd Forum Carpaticum Report|
|Inf. 16 MoU CC S4C|
|Inf. 17 FP7 National Contact Points|
|Inf. 18 PA6 SG Kick Off Meeting minutes_final|
|Inf. 19 2nd PA6 SG Meeting minutes_final|
|Inf. 20 Note from the presidency of EU 2011|
|Inf. 21 The Future We Want|
|Inf. 22 Side events Rio+20|
|Inf. 23 Brief Eastern Europe|
|Inf. 24 Regional Report Mountains Rio+20 EUROPE|
|Inf. 25 CC Meetings 2012-2014|
|Inf. 26 27 Trust Fund|
|Inf. 28 Climate Change Strategic Agend Matrix draft|
|Inf. 28 Climate Change Strategic Agenda draft|
|Inf. 29 Report 1st Bureau COP3 Bratislava FINAL|
|Inf. 30 CC Permanent Secretariat selection criteria Comments CZ|
|Inf. 31 CC Permanent Secretariat selection criteria FINAL for CCIC 2012|