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Silvia Barbone is an international expert in sustainable tourism and project management with an extensive knowledge of tourism policies and funding opportunities. She designs and manages small, medium and large scale projects. This involves working with leading global organizations, including UNWTO, UNEP, European Travel Commission, European Commission, European Parliament, as well as local, regional and national public authorities.
She is one of the EU experts selected by the European Commission to implement the European Tourism Indicator System (ETIS). She is a also the developer, the main author and certified lead trainer of PM4SD™ “Project Management for Sustainable Development, the methodology for managing projects and destinations with success and sustainability.
She is the board director of FEST (Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism), which runs the annual Summer School in Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism with the support of the European Commission, the European Travel Commission and the patronage of the European Parliament.