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Thu 30 Mar 2017 - Fri 31 Mar 2017
Wed 26 Apr 2017 - Thu 27 Apr 2017

Welcome to the UNWTO Silk Road Programme website

The UNWTO Silk Road Programme is a collaborative initiative designed to enhance sustainable tourism development along the historic Silk Road route. It aims to maximize the benefits of tourism development for local Silk Road communities, while stimulating investment and promoting the conservation of the route's natural and cultural heritage. Additionally, it is working to foster greater co- operation between Silk Road countries and regions, with the established aim of creating a seamless and memorable Silk Road travel experience.

On this website you will find information on the objectives and key areas of activity of our programme, information on our participating Member States and other relevant stakeholders, as well information concerning key Silk Road events and conferences


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Latest news

24 May 17
Central Asian Silk Road Sub-Regional Meeting:“Reinforcement of sub-regional management coordination and knowledge”
  The head of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme Ms Alla Peressolova participated in the Central Asian Silk Road Sub-Regional Meeting: “Reinforcement of sub-regional management coordination and...
Press Release
12 May 17
105th UNWTO Executive Council meeting concludes in Madrid
The Executive Council, attended by some 250 representatives from 59 countries, focused on these priorities as well as on the UNWTO programme of work for 2018-2019 and the agenda of the International...
Press Release
12 May 17
UNWTO Executive Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili for Secretary-General for the period 2018-2021
The candidature of Zurab Pololikashvili was presented by his country, Georgia, in accordance with the UNWTO statutes. The recommendation of the UNWTO Executive Council will be submitted to the...
10 May 17
2nd International Western Silk Road Workshop
  Building on success of the 1st workshop in Alexandroupoli, Greece, UNWTO and the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria organise the 2nd International Western Silk Road Workshop in cooperation...
Press Release
04 May 17
14th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism : Call for applications
Applications for the UNWTO Awards span four categories: Public Policy and Governance; Enterprises; Non-Governmental Organizations, and Research and Technology. Since their creation in 2003, the UNWTO...
Press Release
28 Apr 17
Tourism stakeholders gather to support the development of the Western Silk Road
The Western Silk Road Tourism Development Initiative aims to revive and redefine Silk Road heritage located throughout the European or Western section of the historic Silk Road routes. By involving...
05 Apr 17
7th Task Force meeting Social Media Competition
  7th Task Force meeting Social Media competition    During the 7th Silk Road Task Force meeting, a social media workshop was organized, on UNWTO Silk Road social media outlets and...