Scientists (Anamarija Pisarović. Ph.D., Sanja Tišma, Ph.D., Damir Demonja, Ph.D., Iva Tolić, B.Sc.) from the Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Zagreb together with the associate (Andrea Solić, M.Sc.) from the partner institution will present the original scientific paper “Stakeholders Involvement for the Sustainable Integrated Local Development in the Protected Rural Areas in the Republic of Croatia “at the upcoming 5th International Congress on Rural Tourism, which will be held in Cavtat and Dubrovnik from 27th to 30th April 2022. The research results about the interaction between protected areas and local and national stakeholders conducted in 2016 with the support of the international organization World Wildflife Found (WWF) will be presented under the topic “Sustainable development in rural tourism”. In addition, Sanja Tišma Ph.D. is the member of the Congress’ Scientific Committee, whereas Damir Demonja, Ph.D. is the member of the Organizing Committee. Summary of the a/m scientific paper, in Croatian and English, is available on the link, and more about the Congress on the link 5. međunarodni kongres o ruralnom turizmu (klubselo.hr).