03.06.2009 -

Management of Heritage Diversity and its Promotion for Tourism.Cetinje, Montenegro. 3 to 4 June 2009

The Dialogue among Civilizations: Summit of Heads of State of South East Europe: Management of Heritage Diversity and its Promotion for Tourism was held in Cetinje, Montenegro from 3 to 4 June 2009.

…the management of cultural and natural heritage must be based on a broad and profound historical, cultural and environmental knowledge of an area’s specific resources, its sensitive issues that are subjected to threats and pressures, as well as areas where opportunities can arise from the protected status, and in which there is a potential for sustainable development… [T]ourism constitutes a tool for the safeguarding and promotion of cultural diversity, an important vehicle of dialogue between cultures and a source of socio-economic development…

Excerpt from the
Cetinja Declaration
Management of Heritage Diversity and its Promotion for Tourism
4 June 2009

 




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