Cooperation of National parks Oulanka and Paanajärvi
Funded by Interreg II Karelia 1996-1999
Objective of the project
The objective of the project was to develop and tighten the cooperation between the Oulanka national park in the Kuusamo municipality in Finland and the Paanajärvi national park in the Loukhsky District in the Republic of Karelia. The purpose of the cooperation was to get the two national parks to become a joint UN world heritage site. Within the framework of the project, it was planned to deepen the research and development work of parks, improve service equipment, as well as bring presentation, exhibition and instructor operations to the international level. The language skills and the service spirit of the staff was going to improved keeping in mind the increasing tourism from the Republic of Karelia.
Duration1997-01-01 - 1998-12-31
Total Budget / Programme funding201 826 € / 100 913 €
Lead partnerThe Forest and Park Service Metsähallitus
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