The term “leitmotif” comes from the German leiten (guide) and Motiv (motif) and was first used in 1871 as the fundamental idea of a musical composition that is repeated and developed in different ways throughout the composition.
In our case, we use the term to refer to the “central theme” or “common motif” that must guide the activity of La Palma World Biosphere Reserve in implementing its Action Plan for the period 2013-2022.
So, for this new decade of challenges and opportunities that La Palma World Biosphere Reserve has to face, we have decided on the following as the leitmotif, based on the vision, mission and functions that this must fulfil:
BEYOND THE TANGIBLE
The human being as a value and a cohesive link in a space of life