Work Packages

The work packages of the project are:

WP1 – Transnational project and financial management

Contact: Lead Partner - NFA Romsilva - Piatra Craiului National Park Administration (APNPC)


  • Operational manual
  • Progress reports
  • Kick-off Conference
  • Steering Committee Meetings
  • Project meetings
WP2 – Communication activities

Contact: ERDF PP1 - UNEP Vienna – Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention (UNEP Vienna - ISCC)


  • Communication Plan
  • The project logo
  • Website
  • Newsflash
  • PR material
  • Mid-Term and Final Conference
  • Final publication
WP3 - Database development

Contact: ERDF PP9 - State Nature Conservancy of the Slovak Republic (SNC SR)


  • Carpathian Red List of Species and Habitats
  • List of invasive alien species
  • Carpathian Joint Biodiversity Information System
  • Carpathian Protected Areas Conference
  • Carpathian Wetlands Handbook
WP4 - Integrated management of Carpathian natural assets and protected areas

Contact: ERDF PP2 - WWF Danube Carpathians Programme (WWF DCP)


  • Study on regional development opportunities represented by protected areas and natural assets
  • Study  on financial mechanisms and innovative economic tools for protected areas and natural assets
  • Common integrated management measures (CIMM)
  • Reports on methodology for integrated wetland and integrated forest management
WP5 - Continuity and connectivity

Contact: ERDF PP5 - European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC)


  • Report and recommendations on natural, legal, social and economic/physical barriers to ecological connectivity in the Carpathians
  • Operational manual for data collection in the Carpathians
  • GIS tool for metadata, data storage and visualization of Carpathian wide data
WP6 - Pilot projects

Contact: ERDF PP3 - Duna Ipoly National Park Directorate (DINPI)


  • Implementation of CIMMs
  • Cooperation agreements
  • Transboundary management plan for Poiplie/Duna Ipoly National Park
WP7 - Intergovernmental platform and stakeholder involvement

Contact: ERDF PP1 - UNEP Vienna Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention (UNEP Vienna ISCC)


  • Stakeholder consultation meetings
  • Pan-Carpathian Day
  • Intergovernmental platform
  • Study on transferability of the project results in the Balkans