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North Karelia Biosphere Reserve

Newletter

 February Issue 2014

                         North Karelia Biosphere Reserve_Pohjois-Karjalan biosfäärialue

 

EKOEFFICIENT TOURISM PANEL DISCUSSION 20.2.2013, ILOMANTSI  

”Influencing the information boards process”

 


The event can sustain max. 40 people

 

Registrations close 19.2 (12:00). Send your registrations to: daisy.silvennoinen@ely-keskus.fi

 

More information about the seminar: heikki.hamunen@simana.fi


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The seminar is organized in corporation between Ilomantsi city, Finnish Environment Institute, and Centre for Economic development, Transport and the Environment for North Karelia under the umbrella of Eco-efficient Tourism Project (ENPI KA358).The project is funded by the European Union, Russian federation and the Republic of Finland




Hyvinvointikeskus Toivonlahti

Henrikintie 4, 82900 Ilomantsi

 

(Language of discussion is Finnish)


How to enhance small tourism entrepreneurs’ collaboration? Can the Kainuu based networking model that has proven a success be a great example for the rest?

 

Kainuu based Idän Taiga Association will be presented by Urpo Piirainen of Erämatkailu and Idän Taiga association, Kuhmo.  This will be presented during the meeting with entrepreneurs in Ilomantsi 20.2.


Click to download programme (Onlý in Finnish)

 

Click here to get more information about the project



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BIOSPHERE RESERVE'S NEW STEERING COMMITTEE  FOR 2014-2016 CHOSEN

 

North Karelia Centre for Economic development, Transport and the Environment is responsible for biosphere Reserve activities in North Karelia region.

 

The operations are guided by the help of the steering committee, who represent both (Municipalities covered by the biosphere reserve, Regional Council and other local organizations) majoring within (for example: Research and economy like bioenergy and tourism, with no exception of environmental awareness). 

 

The biosphere Reserve working group is in collaboration with local actors

 

Click to download the list of the steering group members

 

  

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OTHER ISSUES CONCERNING THE BIOSPHERE RESERVE

-Whats a Biospere Reserve?

-Biosphere Reserve Network and its benefits

-Man and Biosphere Programme

-UNESCO

-Eco efficiency

-Projects by BR

-Join the Network

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