Presentation of the project and stakeholders involvement

Marefat Pardis Toos presents the project at the TCHH of Golestan Province in Gorgan

On 19th September 2020, at the TCHH of Golestan Province office in  Gorgan, Golestan province, a meeting was held, facilitated by the Marefat Pardis Toos project team and attended by the NECOS team.

This event was organised as part of the DEVCO co-funded “Promoting Responsible Tourism for Sustainable Heritage Protection” and aimed to raise awareness amongst key stakeholders of Golestan on the importance and value added of responsible tourism in protecting local cultural heritage.  Key stakeholders participating in the event included Directorate General of Tourism, Cultural Heritage and Handicraft of Golestan Provinceو Deputy Minister of Tourism of the General Administration, شدی Representative of the MFA  in Golestan Province.

Participants talked about opportunity for future projects, Tourism dangers and opportunity for protection of heritage, Cultural understanding, Natural Tourism, The important role of NGOs in implementing national policy, Golestan Province and Eco tourism, Golestan capacity for tourism.

This event was organised as part of the DEVCO co-funded “Promoting Responsible Tourism for Sustainable Heritage Protection” and aimed to raise awareness amongst key stakeholders of Golestan on the importance and value added of responsible tourism in protecting local cultural heritage.

Key stakeholders participating in the event included the Representative of the MFA,  and Deputy Minister of Tourism of the General Administration in Golestan Province. Participants talked about Golestan Province’s capacity and needs , ways of cooperating to promote tourism in Golestan, tourism as a way of communication that provides people a chance to learn about each other’s culture, the Italian best practice, and the ways that could improve tourism in Golestan.