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The International Workshop “Cultural Routes of the Olive Tree as a model for Europe’s values, heritage and sustainable development”, will take place on 14-16 November 2018 in Mali Losinj, Croatia. The event is organised by the Central European Initiative, the Croatian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe and the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism of Croatia.

This workshop will be the opportunity to explore themes representative of European history and to discuss innovative approaches promoting European cultural heritage, sustainable tourism and local development. The Routes of the Olive Tree, certified "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" in 2005, are itineraries of intercultural discovery and dialogue based on the theme of the olive tree, its landscape, traditions, art and gastronomy, highlighting its contribution to sustainable local development across its regions.