Register now for the second edition of the Summer School on Green Growth and Travelism!

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The second edition of the Summer School on Green Growth and Travelism will take place from the 24th to the 28th of August 2015.

The ‘Green Growth and Travelism (GG&T)’ Summer School has a specific focus on sustainable mobility and biodiversity and is organized by the Transportation Research Institute, Hasselt University, Belgium.

Among the promoters of this initiative and one of the keynote speakers, Ignace Schops – EUROPARC President, will share his knowledge and experience during these five days.

So if you are a graduate manager or a student and interested in the themes ‘climate change and biodiversity’ or ‘sustainable tourism and mobility’ then you should consider this great opportunity!

You will have the chance to attend a series of lectures given by renowned experts in the field of green growth, travelism, mobility and biodiversity. Field visits to Hoge Kempen National Park in the Province of‪ ‎Limburg and to the ‪‎European Parliament in Brussels will also be part of the programme.

Don’t miss this great event and register here for this fruitful 5-day course! 

ProPark DBU platform for online courses

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On the 22nd of June,, the platform for online courses dedicated to future Protected Area specialists, has been opened to the public.

The first online session in 2015 is accesible to 85 selected participants that have been targeted amongst people directly or indirectly involved in the management of Protected Areas, as well as students enthusiastic and motivated to start working for Protected Areas.

During and after 6 weeks of intensive study within the virtual platform, the students will be evaluated. Based on the results, the first 30 students will participate at face to face sessions to become the first certified Protected Area Specialists in Romania.

The platform is developed within the project „Increasing education opportunities on sustainable development for Protected Area managers in Romania“ implemented by Propark Foundation for Protected Areas with the help of EUROPARC Federation and financed by DBU – Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (German Federal Foundation Environment).