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NECSTouR present at the 6th UNWTO International Conference on Tourism Statistics

Jun 23, 2017

 

Between the 21st and 24 of June, UNWTO has organized the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics focusing on Measuring Sustainable Tourism at sub-national levels.

The conference gathered High Level speakers who were debating on important topics related to the possible measurements of sustainable tourism. Attention has been paid to the increased need of creating a statistical framework to facilitate such process, but also on measuring different dimensions of tourism sustainability.

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"Promoting European Sustainable Tourism for All" at the European Parliament

Jun 21, 2017

 

NECSTouR took the debate about the promotion of an European Sustainable Tourism for all at the European Parliament on the 20th of June though a well participated thematic public conference.

As MEP De Monte stated on her introductory remarks, the goal of this event was to animate a debate and to provide suggestions to the main European and Regional policy-makers on such an importan topic.

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NECSTouR and Tuscany Region Contribution to the 2017 IYSTD presented in Rome

Jun 21, 2017

 

NECSTouR Secretary General from the Tuscany Region, Dr Stefano Romagnoli presented NECSTouR and Toscana Region Contribution to the 2017 IYSTD.

The occasion was the event organised on the 14th of June in Rome by Italian Ministry for Tourism and in cooperation with the UNWTO.

The title of the event was "Sustainability, Tourism and Cultural Heritage: The Italian Way"

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Informative Session on how EFSI Finances Tourism Projects

Jun 19, 2017

 

In the framework of its working group on Structural Funds, NECSTouR gathered representatives from the The European Investment Bank, the European Commission, the European Committee of the Regions and its member Regions to discuss about Building Regional Investment Platforms across Europe.

The objective of that informative session was especially:

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UNWTO Call for Successful Stories for the 2017 IYSTD report, deadline 30th June 2017

Jun 12, 2017

The UNWTO is looking for successful stories to be included in the report on “Sustainable Tourism for Development, which serves as the foundation of the IY2017 and defines the current and potential contribution of tourism towards sustainable development.

NECSTouR inputs are essential to establish a more solid knowledge base through evidence and facts covering the regional perspective!

How to contribute?

Share your successful stories following the 5 priorities of the IYSTD

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NECSTouR actively involved in the 2017 EU Green Week “Greener jobs for a greener future".

Jun 12, 2017

The EU Green Week's aim is to debate and discuss European environmental policy and is organized annually by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment. 

NECSTouR involvement:

In Brussels: EU Ecolabel - Highlighting contribution to green jobs creation in the context of the 25th anniversary session on 31st May 2017 organised by DG ENV

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The Official Side Event EU Tourism for Blue Growth

Jun 09, 2017

The Official Side Event « European Union Tourism Committed to Blue Growth” was held in the framework of the Ocean Conference, on Thursday the 8th of June at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. 

The high-level United Nations Conference focussed from the 5th to the 9th of June on “Our oceans, our future: partnering for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14”, coinciding with the Oceans Day, under the leadership of the Governments of Fiji and Sweden. 

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UNWTO Commission for Europe

Jun 09, 2017

NECSTouR participated for the first time to the UNWTO Commission for Europe in quality of UNWTO Affiliated Member.

The 61st UNWTO Commission for Europe, was held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova on 6 June 2017. This annual statutory meeting was aimed to provide to the European Members of the UNWTO with an overview of the 2016 – 2017 achievements and the priority areas for collaboration and challenges to address for the upcoming work programme 2018 – 2019.

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The NAT Conference and Meeting Palma de Mallorca

Jun 05, 2017

 

During the 1st and the 2nd of June,t he NAT commission of the European Committee of the Regions organized an event on "Smart tourism: innovation, partnership and sustainability" in Palma de Mallorca.

Various high level speakers attended the event, including the chairwoman of the NAT commission who is the President of the Balearic Islands.

Ms. Elena Lacasa, the leader of Digital Platforms Working Group, represented NECSTouR at this event, where she talked about "Transformation, Innovation and Growth: NECSTouR Views and Experiences".

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