COP19 (21/11/13) – Markus Reiterer the Secretary General of the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention talks about the challenges that face the Alpine region.
The Alpine Convention is an unconventional treaty that brings together the eight Alpine countries as well as the European Union for the sustainable development of the whole region. The Alpine region is diverse and many factors are considered when thinking about its development.
The area is a big tourist area and he talks about some of the challenges that brings. The Alpine region is also vulnerable to some of the impacts of climate change and addressing those are also a priority.