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

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20 Nov 17
The onsite course of the UNWTO Silk Road Training and Capacity Building Programme officially commences and gathers representatives from 12 Silk Road countries in Madrid and Valencia, Spain.
Spanish Press Release of Turismo Valencia is available here (in Spanish) The UNWTO Silk Road Training and Capacity Buiding Programme is jointly organized by the UNWTO Silk Road Programme of the...
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03 Nov 17
Thessaloniki, Greece, to host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in October 2018
UNWTO Silk Road Programme is very pleased to announce that the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, our biggest biennial event, will be hosted in Thessaloniki, Region of...
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25 Oct 17
Western Silk Road University Challenge
On 16 October, the UNWTO Western Silk Road University Challenge officially commenced. Jointly organized by the UNWTO Silk Road Programme of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and...
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19 Oct 17
Supporting excellence along the Silk Road: Official start of the UNWTO Silk Road Training and Capacity Building Programme
On 19 October, the UNWTO Silk Road Training and Capacity Building Programme officially commenced. Jointly organized by the UNWTO Silk Road Programme of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), its...
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03 Oct 17
UNWTO Silk Road Programme participates in the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Forum
  UNWTO Silk Road Programme participates in the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Forum   Ms Alla Peressolova, Head of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme, participated in the 7th...