Intro
MARGISTAR
COST Action

Transforming marginalised mountainous areas towards their green, digital, and healthy futures.

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Welcoming New Faces to the MARGISTAR Summit: Meet our WG2 Sub-Group Coordinators

The MARGISTAR team is growing! We are thrilled to introduce two new individuals who recently joined our Core Group as Working Group 2 Sub-Group Coordinators, bringing with them a shared commitment to making a positive impact in marginalised mountain areas. As we begin working with Ana Margarida and Stanka, let's take a moment to get to know the aims and tasks of Working Group 2, the role of a Sub-Group Coordinator, and more about these newest additions to our COST Action’s leadership.

Mapping the Digital Divide: Exploring Andorra one website at a time

By Theo Lynn (Dublin City University) As first seen on Faberllull, follow along as MARGISTAR’s Prof Theo Lynn (Dublin City University) discusses his journey of an individual residency at Faberlull...

What can marginalised mountainous areas learn from Andorra?

Andorra's model, characterised by high levels of tourism, a highly attractive tax regime, and sustainable land and environmental management within a stable political framework, while desirable, would be complex to replicate. Any such strategy would need to consider the specific geographic location and topology of a given region as well as local nuances and context, not least the political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, legal, and environmental factors discussed above. It would require an unprecedented political will and unity to commit to a multi-government project over several decades. What might that roadmap look like?

The MARGISTAR Method: Pinching policymakers towards better choices

In recent years, the concept of 'nudging' the citizen has gained traction as a powerful tool for promoting positive behavioural change and achieving policy goals. But why focus only on citizens? Read on to learn what nudging citizens and pinching policymakers entails.

Project at a Glance

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Working Groups

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Member Countries

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MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

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Working Group Members

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