Coworking Space. A coworking space provides workplaces and infrastructure (network, printer, scanner, fax, telephone, projector, meeting rooms) for a limited period. The difference to office sharing is the mix of different professions and the lower commitment.
Coworkation. Coworkation is a portmanteau word from co (together), work and –ation (part of the term vacation) and means the combination of work and vacation in a tourist attractive place for a few days or weeks, either alone or together with colleagues, or other relatives. It usually refers to accommodation facilities that provide spaces for coworking for part of the day.
Coworcare. It is a term that merges the meaning of “care” into the word coworking and identifies coworking or coworkation spaces that also offer childcare and/or elderly-care services. The service can be offered either within the same facility or in agreement with other facilities.
Child-care. Institutions for children, such as kindergartens or other private facilities, aimed to care for and educate pre-adolescent children. On the map of Coworcare private institutions have been placed within a distance of 10km linear from a coworking, coworkation or coworcare space.
Elderly-care. Institutions for older people, self-sufficient and non-self-sufficient, with residential and welfare functions. Private institutions located within a distance of 10km linear from a coworking, coworkation or coworcare space have been included on the map of Coworcare.
Environmental Education Center. The Environmental Education Centers promote educational, information and training pathways for sustainable development by carrying out awareness-raising campaigns to disseminate good practices and facilitate local development projects for the community. The term identifies the 7 EUSALP states as public and private institutions for information and education on environmental issues; in some States, Environmental Education Centres also offer services to support parenthood.
Alpine Convention. The Alpine Convention is an international treaty signed in 1991 by the eight Alpine countries (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, the Principality of Monaco, Slovenia and Switzerland) and the European Economic Community, intending to ensure a common policy for the Alpine arc, a sensitive and complex territory in which the borders are determined by natural, economic and cultural factors that rarely coincide with the boundaries of the nation-states. At the territorial level, it identifies about 5,700 mountain municipalities.
EUSALP. The Alpine Macroregional Strategy (EUSALP) is an agreement signed in 2013 by the European Union member states: Italy, France, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia and two non-European states, Switzerland and Liechtenstein, including the 48 autonomous regions and provinces around the Alpine chain. The Italian regions are Lombardy, Liguria, Piedmont, Valle d’Aosta, Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and the autonomous provinces of Trento and Bolzano.