The international debate “Fostering sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean region” took place on October 9th, 2019 in Brussels, organised by the Adriatic Ionian Euroregion in collaboration with BleuTourMed_C3 Partners and hosted by Tuscany Regional office in Brussels.

The debate, organised as a side event of the European Week of Cities and Regions 2019, had the objective of triggering the discussion on the importance of a sustainable approach in European tourism, with a special focus on the Mediterranean area and the next programming period.

This has been the occasion for the MED Sustainable Tourism Community to showcase the achievements of its territorial cooperation projects in fostering sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean area, and to present relevant documents, such as the policy paper and policy factsheets.

Several speakers, such as Andrea Cozzolino (MEP), Milosz Momot (European Commission, DG GROW), Aldrin Dalipi (Vice-President of Adriatic Ionian Euroregion), Gaetano Armao (Vice-President and Regional Minister for Economy of Sicily Region and Member of the Committee of the Regions) contributes to the discussion, stressing the importance that the sustainable tourism will have in the next programming period.


If you want to know more, read the two news on Interreg Med website:

>>>> Fostering Sustainable Tourism in the Mediterranean Region: Results of the International Debate in Brussels

>>>> Interview to Mr. Andrea Cozzolino