Closing conference of NATESS project

WEDNESDAY, 28/04/2021 AT 11:00H (IRIG, SERBIA)

Closing conference of the NATESS project has been held in Irig, on Wednesday, 28/04/2021. This conference is a product of successful cooperation with three other partners on closing the Interreg IPA CBC HUSRB NATESS project. 

The project objective is to strengthen, diversify and integrate the cross-border tourism offer and better manage tourism potentials to reach a sustainable development from the social and economic point of view of the region and its communities to develop the tourism and the labor market in rural areas.

Commonly coordinated cross-border tourism destinations based on the complementary local assets are ensuring sustainable development of tourism potentials. Promoting cooperation activities in the field of culture, leisure, sport, and nature protection are influencing the health and well-being of citizens positively.

With the use of local resources, both natural and human, a completely different and unique tourist offer has been created in the cross-border region – NATURAL SELFNESS. In addition to the potential of existing forests, thermal waters, and local products (food, drinks, souvenirs, etc.) produced by the local population, areas covered by the project are richer with a new innovative touristic product that is completely in harmony with nature.

Reducing unemployment, sustainable development, tourism potential of the common natural and cultural values of the activities supported by this project contributing to the harmonized development of the region.

How does NATURAL SELFNESS really look like, what are the key activities that we have conducted during the realization of the project and why is this important for our health and well-being, this and many more questions has been answered on this event. 

The invited speakers are:

  • Miodrag Bebić, vice President, Municipality of Irig, Serbia
  • Marko Kelember, NATESS project manager, Municipality of Irig, Serbia
  • Ildikó Kovács, project manager, MORA-TOURIST Information and Services Non-Profit Limited Liability Company, Hungary
  • Martina Zorić, project manager and researcher, Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment, Serbia
  • Srdjan Budimčić, vice President, Irig moj grad, Serbia

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This project is co-financed by the European Union. The content of the press release is the sole responsibility of Municipality of Irig and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union and/or the Managing Authority.