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LIFE Calls for proposals 2019


The Commission published 2019 calls for proposals!


Environment sub-programme

Upcoming Call for Proposals in Tourism under COSME


EASME announced that a new Call for Proposals in Tourism under COSME will come later this spring.

The objective will be on boosting Capacity of Tourism SMEs through transnational cooperation and knowledge transfer.



Support to transnational cooperation to foster innovative solutions for sustainable tourism development and management at the level of tourism entreprises and destinations (e.g. training coaching, capacity building, joint learning, awarness raising, etc.)


Call for Tender: İzmir Tourism Strategy and Action Plan Service Procurement


EURADA informed us that their member from IZKA, the Development Agency of İzmir (Turkey) have announced a new tender called “İzmir Tourism Strategy and Action Plan Service Procurement”, aiming to determine priorities and main goals for the promotion and development of tourism infrastructure.

It will provide support for the sustainable socioeconomic development of İzmir by increasing the region’s share within the tourism sector. It will start next 12 of April at 14:00 and will last for 9 months.


Call for Expression of Interest: UNWTO Lead Expert for Gastronomy Tourism Product Development Project in Indonesia


The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) is currently looking for a Lead Expert for its Tourism Market Intelligence and Competitiveness Department to work on the Gastronomy Tourism Product Development Project in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The department is responsible for providing knowledge and strategic guidance to support tourism destinations and the sector at large to become more competitive and improve destination management through efficient policies and governance.

Call for Good Practices on Sustainable Mobility and Tourism


NECSTouR and NIT are contributing as tourism experts in the European project CIVITAS DESTINATIONS (https://civitas.eu/destinations) aiming at addressing integrated measures on sustainable mobility for citizens and tourists in insular territories.

As such, we would like to map NECSTouR Members expertise and experiences in working with Sustainable Mobility in Tourism.

Call for adhesion: UNWTO Music Tourism Network


The Music Tourism Network was created by the UNWTO Affiliate Members Department as a way to harness the potential of music tourism and create a platform for music destinations to share best practices and exchange knowledge.


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Call for Adhesion: UNWTO Working Group on Resilience in Destinations at Stake


The UNWTO Working Group on Resilience in Destinations at Stake is led by Affiliate Member Chemonics and is in an initiative aimed at enhancing methods to best stabilize destinations which are suffering sharp declines in bookings as a result of a crisis.

It aims to explore ways to leverage the potential contribution the sector can make for recovery and in minimizing the impact of future crises.


Call for Destinations: Deadline for Applying for the Awards 2019 "Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism" extended until the 15 July

Mar 08, 2019


The 2019 edition of the Awards for ‘Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism’ is organised by the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) and it is open to all tourist destinations across Europe, national, regional and local authorities, tourism boards and associations, destination management organisations, museums, interpretation centres, festivals and cultural NGOs.