The city of Meknes hosted successfully the 4th International Conference ‘Mediterranean Days of the Olive Tree’ for thee days (October 19th – 21st 2009), with the participation of the Cultural Foundation ‘The Olive Tree Routes’.
The Conference was realized on an initiative of the National Agronomical School of Morocco, in cooperation with the International Institute of Andalucia.
The Executive Director of the Cultural Foundation ‘The Routes of the Olive Tree’, Mr. Karampatos, presented to the actors invited all the range of activities and proposals for strengthening the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation.
He also analyzed the activities that have been realized or are scheduled in the framework of the Cultural Itineraries ‘The Olive Tree Routes’, with the active participation of Morocco in a multilevel cooperation.
Mr. Karampatos’ positions were warmly received by all the participants and local media, while praised by the Responsible of the District of Meknes, the City Mayor and members of the Euromediterranean network ‘the Routes of the Olive Tree’.
In the framework of the Conference, the representatives of the Routes of the Olive Tree had the opportunity to meet and have extensive conversations with members of the Network, institutions and the Executive Director of the International Network of Olive Oil Mr. M.O. SBITRI, the Vice President of Andalucia District Mrs. E. PILAR, the Honorary President of European Olive Oil Tasters Mrs. F. CAMURATI as well as journalists from many countries.