Smart Destinations


Proclamation of the "European Natura 2000 Day"

The event will take place at 10:00 o'clock on the 15th of May 2017 in the Berlaymont building (Piazza), Brussels.

European Sustainable Energy Week 2017


19-25 June 2017


The European Sustainable Energy Week 2017 has been held from the 19th until the 25th of June 2017.
The high point of EUSEW was the annual Policy Conference featuring leading figures and a diverse programme of sessions and side-events aimed at discussing and shaping Europe’s energy future.

Promoting European Sustainable Tourism for All



Event hosted by MEP Isabella De Monte, at the Europena Parliament, Room ASP 3H1

The Regional Government of Tuscany and NECSTouR are pleased to invite you to take part in this event.

Visit Flander's Kickoff event International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development


Friday 24 February 2017, 13h – 17:15

Faculty Club, Leuven (accessibility: website The Faculty Club)


Looking for an interesting debate on sustainable development in tourism?

On Friday 24 February Visit Flander will officially kickoff the UNWTO International Year of Sustainable tourism for Development.

I UNWTO World Conference on Smart Destinations

Murcia, Spain 15-17  February 2017

Download the press release




15 FEBRUARY 2017: R&D Pre-Conference and academic discussion

16 FEBRUARY 2017:

High-level Debate: Ministers of Tourism from all over the world will discuss how to build a ‘Smart Destination’

 First Parallel Roundtables

Europarc Charter Award Cerimony 2016

On the 7th December, the EUROPARC Federation will be celebrating success at the European Parliament with the 19 Sustainable Destinations that will be awarded with the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas.


Reflecting About the future of Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in Zagreb

Apr 25, 2017


The workshop “The Present and the Future of Sustainable and Responsible Tourism” 24-25 April 2017, Zagreb, was organised by the Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy under the framework of the 2017  IYSTD.

The opening session gathered messages from the UNWTO, UNEP, EC DG Grow, Croatia Ministry of Tourism and the Institute for Tourism of Zagreb.



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