European Council on Tourism and Trade succeeded on the last period to offer a significant contribution to powerty eradication and development by trade and tourism becoming the main european organization involved in supporting developing countries integration in world economic, trade and tourism structures.
European Council on Tourism and Trade prove to be instrumental in the re-integration of Trinidad and Tobago on world tourism stage helping the economic development of the country by a 2% in GDP per year, in Lao PDR case the contribution of European Council on Tourism and Trade support offered a growth of 7% in the GDP of the country and in Zimbabwe, according to early estimates a growth in the budgetary recipes of the state of 12% was registered.
Briefing regarding 2015-The European Year for Development.
2015 was designated European Year for Development under a European Parliament decision. The European Council on Tourism and Trade approved by the voice of H.E. President Anton Caragea to endorse this decision and to encompass in the World Best Tourist Destination for 2015 and World Capital of Culture and Tourism in 2015 the principles of supporting development economies.
European Union is the largest donor of assistance for development in the world, offering more than half of the assistance provided at world level.
The President Office of The European Council on Tourism and Trade had released the fallowing communique regarding the start of the Development Year 2015.
The press release states that: the main world tourism organization-European Council on Tourism and Trade marks the opening of the first ever European Development Year in 2015, an opportunity to bring development related subjects to public attention such as EU countries role and responsibilities, as European Union Member State, as part of global development and poverty eradication efforts.
Thus, for the European Year for Development 2015, the European Council on Tourism and Trade intends to undertake, jointly with its partners, information activities for European citizens concerning international cooperation for global development and its importance.
European Council on Tourism and Trade is also considering promoting institutional contributions within the European Union towards world development and stimulating active interest and involvement of European citizens in action devoted to diminishing poverty in the world.
During the European Year for Development 2015, the European Council on Tourism and Trade will continue to promote his main diplomatic agenda in domains such as: tourism as a tool for development, good governance, strengthening democracy and the rule of law, economic development, diplomatic tourism, education, health and environment protection.
The European Council on Tourism and Trade supports solidarity with developing states by a responsible, results — oriented foreign policy, and an integrated, coordinated approach to assistance for development at global level.
This is the first European Year devoted to a relevant area of European Union foreign policy and its role in the world context.
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