The curse of the resources

“Many times, for that country, the only benefit that the mine brings is the few jobs offered to the local community, but the ecological damages resulted from the exploitation can lead to the loss of jobs in other areas (for example, in fishing if the size of the capture is diminished due to polluted waters) and sometimes they can lead to future huge budgetary costs to keep that area ecologically clean”. Joseph E.

18th General Assembly of ICOMOS: Rescue of the Roşia Montană mining landscape and promotion of sustainable development model

6. January 2015

18th General Assembly of ICOMOS
Florence, Italy, 9 to 14 November 2014 

Resolutions of the General Assembly

Resolution 18GA 2014/19
Rescue of the Roşia Montană mining landscape and promotion of sustainable development model
[submitted by ICOMOS Romania, supported by ICOMOS Hungary, ICOMOS Germany and CIAV]

Roşia Montană should become a model of sustainable development in Europe

19. June 2014

PRESS RELEASE - issued by the joint mission of Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute, arrived in Romania for a mission dedicated to Roşia Montană, listed as one of ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ heritage sites in Europe in 2013, upon nomination made by Pro-Patrimonio Foundation.


"Roşia Montană should become a model of sustainable development in Europe"

Opening of Tarina Pension, Rosia Montana

Rosia Montana, 3. May 2012 - Maria and Eugen David, members of Alburnus Maior Association who oppose the mining project in Rosia Montana, are pleased to announce the inauguration of 'Tarina Pension'.

Together with his family, Eugen David began working to organize a guest house since 2004. Now ready to host around 15 guests, 'Tarina Pension' from Rosia Montana is located in a rural landscape, typical for households in the Apuseni Mountains and offers tourists rooms with 2 or 4 beds, with rustic furniture.

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