General Assembly of the Federation held in the city in Assisi
The European Federation of the Roads of Santiago held from May 28 to 31, 2017 its General Assembly in the Italian city of Assisi, a member of the Federation, which also includes Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, Germany, Poland and Lithuania.
The members of the Federation were received by the city’s mayor, Stefania Proietti and the vice-president of the Chamber, Marina Sereni.
In the assembly, the activity carried out was reviewed and the progress of the program for next year was discussed, focused on strengthening collaboration between different countries and developing relations between the Federation and the city of Bethlehem, thanks to the role of Assisi. The use of new technologies for the promotion and valorization of routes was also discussed.
The workshop “Camino de Santiago and European cultural routes. Strategies and tools for the development and promotion of the routes ”, which was attended by the Undersecretary of State for Cultural Heritage, Ilaria Borletti.
An oportunity for Assisi to strengthen the relationship with other friendly European countries, sharing common projects, synergies and promoting growth. cultural and tourist
The general assembly appointed Simone Petrirrossi as the new president of the Federation for the next two years. Petirrossi, Assisi advisor for all international cooperation and the European Union stressed that this appointment is an “opportunity for Assisi and the Umbria region and Italy to strengthen the relationship with other friendly European countries, sharing common projects, synergies and promoting growth. cultural and tourist ”. The mandates of the new president will be: to reinforce the collaboration and relationship with other European cultural routes, such as the Via Francigena, for example, to mediate the relationship between the Federation and the city of Bethlehem and to promote actions for the promotion of the Camino de Santiago with the University of Perugia.