Alpine Convention - observer

Mission

The Alpine Conference is the political decision-making body of the Alpine Convention and consists of the Ministers of the Contracting Parties. Meetings of the Conference are normally held every two years in the Member State holding the Presidency of the Convention (one state holds the presidency for two years).

The Permanent Committee is the executive body of the Alpine Conference and ensures that the Convention’s decisions, principles and aims are out into practice. The Permanent Committee meets generally twice a year.

The Permanent Secretariat, established in 2003 with its main office in Innsbruck and a branch office in Bolzano/Bozen, provides support to the decision-making organs of the Convention, favors the exchange of experience and knowledge about the Alps and is in charge of public relations for the Alpine Convention.

Website: www.alpconv.org

Specific Objectives

Working Groups and Platforms are set up according to the current needs of the Convention. Their responsibility consists of developing new protocols, recommendations and implementing measures, study ongoing developments as well as reporting progress to the Alpine Conference and Permanent Committee. The Working Groups are set for a two-year term and often work in subgroups for specific topics.

A specific Working Group for the EUSALP, the Working Group “Macro-regional Strategy”  facilitates the coordination of the contributions that the Alpine Convention provides for the Strategy.

Actions

EUSALP Energy Survey

Reliable energy data are the basis for decision-makers to define, to implement and to monitor the effectiveness of energy policies.

Start01/2016
End12/2017

Calendar

Routes4U Meeting for the Alpine Region (EUSALP)

Fort of Bard, Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 85, 11020 Bard, AO Italy
02/04/2019 - 13:30 to 03/04/2019 - 15:30
Event type: EUSALP Public Event

With the main topic “Strengthening regional development through the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe” the first Routes4U meeting for the Alpine Region is organized by the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Autonomous Region of Valle d'A

Meeting of the Friends of EUSALP

Place du Champ de Mars 2, 1050 BRUSSELS
10/04/2019 - 05:00
Event type: EUSALP Public Event

In the framework of EUSALP Italian Presidency 2019, MEP Herbert Dorfmann will chair the event FRIENDS OF EUSALP on 10 April 10 in Brussels.

Smart Villages - A common perspective through different visions

Sky Way Monte Bianco - Courmayeur (AO) - Italy
23/05/2019 - 14:00 to 24/05/2019 - 14:00
Event type: EUSALP Public Event

Within the events scheduled for the year of the Italian Presidency of EUSALP, Regione autonoma Valle d'Aosta organizes an event to bring together politicians, researchers, project managers, associations and all those people who are involved on the thematic of Smart Villages.