External Event


World Conference on Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking Low-Carbon Growth Opportunities

Astana EXPO 2017 National Company and UNWTO will work together to promote sustainable tourism at the international exhibition which will be held in Astana in 2017 under the theme ‘Future Energy’.

Tourism Task Force Event

The Tourism Task Force Evenet will take place on the 19th and 20th of June in Brussels, Belgium and will be hosted at the European Parliament. NECSTouR will be part of this event

Meeting of Partners of MITOMED+ Project

This event gathers the partners of MITOMED+ project in Larnaca, Cyprus on the 3rd and 4th of May 2017. Mr. Tomaso Comazzi will represent NECSTouR at this event.

EICR Governing Board Meeting in Luxembourg

This year, the EICR Governing Board is meeting in Luxembourg in the 27th and 28 of April, and NECSTouR representatives will take part at this event.

Urban Tourism Conference Barcelona

The Conference on Urban Tourism will take place in Barcelona, Spain, on the 18th of May and representatives of NECSTouR will join this event

NAT Meeting and Conference

The NAT commission of the European Committee of the Regions is very active in promoting tourism and discussing ways forward for regions and cities in this policy area. NECSTouR is invited to speak during the upcoming conference on Tourism in Palma de Mallorca on 2nd June. The chairwoman of the NAT commission is the President of the Balearic Islands and she has invited the NAT commission to hold its external meeting in Palma on 1st of June and the Tourism conference on 2nd of Junee.

High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14 (UN Ocean Conference)

The high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development) will be co-hosted by the Governments of Fiji and Sweden, and it will coincide with World Oceans Day 2017, on 8 June. The overarching theme of the Conference is 'Our oceans, our future: partnering for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14'. Guidelines for organizing side events are available at the Conference website.  

UNWTO Round Table on Sustainable Urban Tourism

The UN General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and tasked the World Tourism Organization to organize its implementation in close cooperation with other regional and international organizations, UN Member States and all tourism stakeholders.

3rd UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism

The 2017 edition of the World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism will return to its origins in San Sebastian, Spain and its surroundings. The Basque Culinary Centre in San Sebastian is the co-organizer of all UNWTO fora on Gastronomy Tourism and the World Forum will be held there every second year.

Forum of the Adriatic and Ionian Chambers of Commerce (17th Edition)

The Forum of the Adriatic and Ionian Chambers of Commerce (17th Edition) will take place in Pescara and Chieti (Italy), from 7th to 9th of June 2017. This year the AICC Forum will be jointly planned  with the Forum of the Adriatic and Ionian Cities (18th Edition). The Event is co-organized in collaboration with Chambers of Commerce of Pescara and Chieti and with the Municipalities of Pescara and Chieti. The draft working agenda will be sent in the forthcoming weeks, together with practical information and link to register.


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