EHTTA at the International Workshop “Cultural Routes of the Olive Tree as a model for Europe’s values, heritage and sustainable development” – Mali Losinj, Croatia

EHTTA has been invited to the International Workshop “Cultural Routes of the Olive Tree as a model for Europe’s values, heritage and sustainable development”

 Raffaella Caria, EHTTA Executive Secretary, has given a presentation on the Association in the session: “Creative platforms for intercultural dialogue, citizenship and participation”.

A particular focus on the recruitment in these countries, 12 at the moment,  has been the core of her presentation and discussion as EHTTA is now looking at the South East Europe and CEI (Central Europe Initiative) countries. 

A fruitful 2 day working session for the EHTTA network as a whole with the participation of Marcel Medak, Vice Mayor of Daruvar (Croatia) EHTTA active member since 2011, who informed the present CEI and South East Countries on the benefit of belonging to the EHTTA Association and of Gunel Aslanova, Head of Division for Cultural Routes Development at the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan, who established future connections with the development of the Olive Route in Azerbaijan.

FOCUS ON:

–  new opportunities to explore themes representative of European history

– discussion on the innovative approaches to promote:

– the European cultural heritage

– sustainable and responsible tourism

– local development

The event has been organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia with the support from CEI and of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.