Dialogue with EU Institutions


Call for contribution to the Policy Paper “Tourism as a driving force for regional cooperation across the EU”

Jul 18, 2016

The European Committee of Regions, Commission for Natural Resources (Tourism), is working on the opinion “Tourism as a driving force for regional cooperation across the EU”.

The opinion’s rapporteur, Mr. Hanspeter Wagner, Mayor of Breitenwang, Tirol, Austria invites NECSTouR Members to contribute to this policy paper, before it is adopted on the 27th of September.



PM4SD Summer School

2016 Summer School in Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism

5-9 October, Akureyri (Iceland)

European Tourism Forum Conference

10-11 October 2016,  Bratislava (Slovakia)

The Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission organised this 15th European Tourism Forum which took place on 11th October 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

NECSTouR has been represented by: Vice-President Jan Korthoudt - representing also the whole Belgium; Ms Maria Elena Lacasa - representing the Presidency of NECStouR and the Catalan Government; Mr Tomaso Comazzi from the Permanent Secretariat.

This year's Forum focuses on three priority areas:

NECSTouR at Committee on Transport and Tourism - Tourism Task Force

"Funding from the Perspective of Regions: Lessons Learned"

Tuesday 12th of July 2016, European Parliament

Last Tuesday 12th of July 2016, NECSTouR intervened at the last Meeting of the EP's Committee on Transport and Tourism, focused on an exchange of views about accessing the EU Funding for Investment in Tourism. Ms. Cristina Nuñez - NECSTouR's Coordinator - delivered a well appreciated presentation entitled: "Funding from the Perspective of Regions: Lessons Learned".


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