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LIFE Information Day 2018

 

The European Commission is organising an Information & Networking Day on the 2018 LIFE call for project proposals.

The event is open to potential applicants presenting project proposals on green technology, nature protection and climate action. Participants will be invited to a morning information session on the 2018 LIFE call, covering significant changes to the programme compared to previous years.

Promotion and Protection of the Night Sky

 

Artificial light at night, environmental impacts and sustainable tourism

Sep. 13-14, 2018, in Capraia Island, Italy

 

You are invited to submit an abstract (200-300 words) to contribute with your expertise to the Symposium, template available through the website.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: April 20, 2018

Notification of acceptance/rejection: May 15, 2018

2nd World Summit on Accessible Tourism

 

The second edition of the Destinations for All World Summit will be taking place in Brussels, Belgium in Autumn, 2018.

The aim of the event is to give concrete expression to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Recommendations on Accessible Tourism.

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2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations

 

Organized by the World Tourism Organization, the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda of Spain and the Principality of Asturias, the 2nd UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations, will be held in Oviedo (Asturias, Spain) from the 25th – 27th of June 2018.

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Union for the Mediterranean Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy

 

This two-day international and multi-stakeholder Conference has the aim to: i) consolidate the Mediterranean blue economy community through the exchange of ideas and views among key stakeholders; ii) capitalize on the experiences and lessons learned so as to stimulate cross-fertilization and foster large partnerships; iii) discuss the opportunities and challenges of the various blue economy sectors in terms of jobs creation and investments potential.

Official Closing of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

 

At the Conclusion of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for  Development, 2017, UNWTO is pleased to organise a Conference in Geneva "The Way Forward - Our Journey to 2030".

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NECSTouR Deepens Cooperation with UNWTO and the EU-China Tourism Year

Mar 05, 2018

 

On Wednesday the 28th of February 2018, the Presidency of NECSTouR participated with all the other members of the  Tourism Manifesto for Growth & Jobs into a series of high-level meetings at the European Parliament, deepening cooperation and commitment with the leading World and European Tourism Institutions.

 

Meeting of the Tourism Manifesto for Growth & Jobs with UNWTO

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NECSTouR Experience on how to Create Smart and Sustainable Tourism Destinations

Nov 21, 2017

 

The main focus of Mr Patrick Torrent - NECSTouR President, Catalonia Region - intervention at the "Trends & Dynamics'17 - Mega Drivers for Future Tourism" Event, was on three fundamental questions: How to assure a sustainable balance between visitors and residents?  How can big data meet tourism? How can collaborative models help to better manage destinations?

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NECSTouR and South Limburg presented their 6 A's for a Sustainable Tourism at the European Tourism Forum 2017

Oct 20, 2017

 

Area, Access, Accommodation, Attractions, Awareness and Activation are the six A's for the energy efficiency, protection of natural resources and environmentally friendly measures towards a more Sustainable Tourism which Ms Anya Niewierra - Director of South Limburg Tourism Board - presented at the 16th European Forum in Tallin.

Per each of that six A's Ms Niewierra presented some good practices from South Limburg (in the Netherlands) and other NECSTouR member Regions.

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