To promote European cemeteries as a fundamental part of the heritage of the humanity.

UNWTO ULYSSES AWARD to the European Cemeteries Route

On June 2, 2011, Dr. Brent Ritchie handed the UNWTO Ulysses Award to ASCE’s Vice-President, Ms.Lidija Pliberšek, in recognition of its project ‘European Cemeteries Route’. The UNWTO Ulysses Awards are granted to projects undertaken by public institutions in tourism (governmental, public-private partnerships), tourism enterprises and non-profit institutions (NGOs, civil society, etc.), which merit distinction for their innovative contributions to tourism policy, governance, and other areas of tourism, such as the environment, cooperation for development, new technologies, social corporate,...

The speech of Mrs. Lidija Plibersek can be seen at the following video: