Re-connecting Tourism with the biosphere: a Mediterranean Perspective

In a workshop promoted by the Sustainable Tourism Community representatives of successful EU-funded projects from both shores of the Mediterranean will meet to exchange their experiences. Particular attention will be given to the Biosphere reserves as learning places and strategic actors of sustainable development.

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On May 19, 2021 it will be held the Workshop Re-connecting Tourism with the biosphere: a Mediterranean Perspective.

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The Mediterranean region is facing common challenges and an enhanced dialogue on best practices designed and tested on both shores could be beneficial for promoting a comprehensive approach and developing common solutions.

In a workshop promoted by the Sustainable Tourism Community representatives of successful EU-funded projects from both shores of the Mediterranean will meet to exchange their experiences.

Particular attention will be given to the Biosphere reserves as learning places and strategic actors of sustainable development.

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the UNESCO’s Man & Biosphere Programme and this webinar, focused on tourism, will stress the importance of the sustainable connection between people and nature, which is the vision of the MAB Programme.

The speakers come from ENI CBC MED and Erasmus+ cooperation projects, and of course from the Sustainable Tourism InterregMed community.

The meeting will be in English with the interpreting in French.

Register here by May 17, 2021.

Here the agenda of the event

10:00  | Opening and introduction about the Sustainable Tourism Community and presentation of the workshop topic and speakers

_ Emilia Stoduto, UNIMED & Mohammad Alazaizeh, University of Jordan - Coordinator of UNIMED SubNetwork on Mediterranean Tourism 

10:15 | The experience of EMbleMatiC and the tools to participate in the Emblematic Mediterranean Mountains (EMM) network

_ Kostas Zapounidis, PIERIKI ANAPTIXIAKI S.A. // EMbleMatiC project _ InterregMed program

10:30 | The MEET Network and the experience in the Mediterranean Region

_ Arnau Teixidor, IUCN // DestiMED Plus project _ InterregMed program

10:45 | Blessing or curse? Conservation in the East-Med Hot Spot

_ Pierre Doumet, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve // CROSSDEV Project _ENI CBC MED program

11:00 | A Biosphere reserve in the local socio-economic development in Morocco

_ Afker Abdel Aziz, Arganeraie Biosphere Reserve // EduBioMed project_Erasmus+ program

11:15 | Q&A session

11:30 | End of the workshop