The NALAS Task Force on Sustainable Tourism is an emerging task force aimed to encourage tourism development in South East Europe based on sustainability principles. The role of the Task Force is to promote tourism policy, governance and operations that respect and protect the environment and biodiversity and foster social inclusion, while creating employment and income earning opportunities and contributing to socio-economic growth.
This Task Force is hosted by the Association of Municipalities and Cities of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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The members of the NALAS Task Force on Sustainable Tourism spent the week of 11-15 June 2012 in Brussels planning their work in the next 18 months and learning about the EU policies on tourism and the involvement of the local authorities. The planning meeting of the Task Force (11-12 June) set future actions aiming at: a) Improving the strategic planning for sustainable tourism at the local level in SEE; b) Development of NALAS Charter on Sustainable Tourism at the Local Level; and c) Identification of available funding for sustainable tourism at local level.
The Task Force on Sustainable Tourism had its founding meeting in Sarajevo, together with the first NALAS Municipal Fair NEXPO 2011. The meeting was hosted by the Association of Municipalities and Cities of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SOGFBiH), which is also the host association of the Task Force. This Task Force is supported by the National Association of Italian Communes (ANCI), and the SEE Net Programme.