Phase 3 - Thematic Work Package 3

Creating CEETO Guidelines

Phase 3 aims at making a synthesis of the Pilot Action Plan´s results of Phase 2 and at capitalizing them into the CEETO Guidelines, a tool designed to support policy makers at international, national and regional level in the process of shaping the tourism planning an management within and around Protected Areas.


3.1. Internal evaluation of pilot actions: according to a common format (questionnaires/structured interviews) each Project Partne carries out a survey for the developed pilot, addressing stakeholders and Protected Area management bodies of its territory.
3.2. Independent evaluation of pilot actions: an external expert evaluates all pilots (quantitative data and qualitative criteria).
3.3. Assessment of policy implications of tested managing and monitoring tools. Results of the evaluations and lessons learned will be discussed among Project Partners, Associates, policy makers at international, national and regional level focusing especially on the transferability tools potential.
3.4. Elaboration of the Guidelines: Addressed to policy makers at regional/national/international level by gathering experiences an lessons learned from all CEETO Pilot Action Plans and Activities.

Project partners involvement

  • Regional Development Centre Koper will coordinate the elaboration of common format involving all Project Partners. Each Project Partner will be responsible of the evaluation in their territory. The Regional Development Centre Koper will prepare the integrated report on internal evaluation by gathering all Project Partner´s contributions.
  • Emilia Romagna Region will be responsible of the activity, coordinates the external expert and provide the report.
  • Regional Development Centre Koper will organise a Technical Meeting, in Septembre 2019 in Slovenia, with Project Partners, Associated Partners and relevant stakeholders to revise teste models and gather contributions to elaborate the Gudelines. The Regional Development Centre Koper will provide a draft guidelines proposal to be shared among Project Partners.


Guidelines for developing a sustainable tourism in Protected Areas