Special reception and photo exhibition: Celebration of Europe's new World Heritage sites

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Belgium, Brussels
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Contact: 
Peter DeBrine, 81725

The European Commission and the European Parliament in cooperation with UNESCO is organizing a special reception and photo exhibition to celebrate the newly inscribed UNESCO World Heritage sites in Europe.

The event will be an opportunity to discuss the importance of World Heritage inscription and the opportunities it creates for sustainable tourism development. We will also learn more about UNESCO’s collaboration with the European Union on sustainable tourism and World Heritage in Europe.

Guest speakers at the event include Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Parliament, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Eric Falt, UNESCO, Silvia Costa, MEP (Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education) and István Ujhelyi, MEP (Chair of the Tourism Task Force).