Sustainable tourism slo-cro

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Geomancy green tourism model

GEOMANCY Sustainable development GGT model of spatial strategy contribute to aims to tackle these challenges by promoting prosperity improving its attractiveness, competitiveness and connectivity. It also aims to protect nature, coastal and inland environments and ecosystems, ensuring a better protection of natural resources

The aims of the strategy will be pursued through four main pillars, connecting the region, environmental quality and sustainable tourism.

A geomancy healthy spatial development is supportive of sustainable general welfare, equitable distribution of benefits and high quality of life. GGT model with consideration of the untapped vital-energy potentials of micro locations and the involvement of local people in shaping tourism programs provide key solutions of long-term conserving, protecting, promoting and developing natural and cultural heritage.

VISION Connected in Green.

 â€œThe Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-A SLO – CRO : Slovenia-Croatia aims at promoting sustainable, safe and vibrant border area by fostering smart approaches to preservation, mobilization and management of natural and cultural resources for the benefit of the people living and working in or visiting the area.”

The vision highlights the overall direction to sustainable development. Primary focus shall be on seizing its natural and cultural values to deliver innovative, smart and effective solutions that help preserve and improve the quality of environment and its diverse identity on one hand, and activate its socio-economic potentials on the other. Ensuring safe and vibrant area is of outmost importance for the people and shall be addressed by increasing the capacities for institutional cooperation at all levels.

Cross-border cooperation between Slovenia and Croatia has been supported since 2003 under several EU instruments, starting with PHARE/CARDS (2003), trilateral Neighbourhood Programme (2004-2006), and Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) CBC (2007-2013). Administrative and implementing arrangements introduced in each of the programming period gradually improved conditions for cooperation, such as joint calls for proposals, joint projects, lead partner principle and contributed to eliminating some important obstacles. With the accession of Croatia to EU on 1 July 2013, the new cooperation period 2014-2020 opens new opportunities and challenges.

The cross-border cooperation aims to tackle common challenges identified jointly in the border region and to exploit the untapped growth potential in the border areas, while enhancing the cooperation process for the purpose of the overall harmonious development of the Union.

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