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Sustainable tourism – Article 9 of the Carpathian Convention

Document type
Decision
Reference number
COP2/6
Date
Aug 22, 2018
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Status
Active
Subject
Environment gen.
Treaty
Framework Convention on the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Carpathians (May 22, 2003)
Meeting
Second Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention
Website
www.carpathianconvention.org
Abstract

The Conference of the Parties

1. welcomes the work and takes note of the report and the recommendations of the Working Group on Sustainable Tourism, as contained in UNEP/CC/COP2/2, and support by CEEweb/ETE and invites Parties and stakeholders to ensure the proper follow-up;

2. invites Parties and other stakeholders to continue to take part in the preparatory work towards the development of a Protocol and Strategy on Sustainable Tourism, and requests the interim Secretariat to further coordinate and service them in the process;

3. calls upon Parties and invites relevant institutions to support the development of future projects/programmes (including the "Via Carpatica");

4. urges Parties and invites other stakeholders to plan, develop and manage tourism in the Carpathians according to the principles of sustainable development;

5. invites the interim Secretariat to take into account the experience of the Alpine Convention in the field of sustainable tourism.