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December 9, 2019

The President and the secretariat of the European Walled Towns, with deep regret announce the passing away of Mr John Price. Former President of the Walled Towns Friendship Circle, now the European Walled Towns.

John has contributed a great deal to the Walled Towns across Europe and managed to create an effective and strong network. He brought together a large number of people from across European Walled Towns. John was a gentl...

August 4, 2018

The European Walled Towns received these nominations for the Elections which will Elections will take place at the general meeting being held in Valletta, on Friday 14th September 2018:

Joseph Spiteri - President

Anne Scicluna - Vice President

Emy Micallef - Treasurer 

In accordance with changes to the term of office of the elected EWT officers, unanimously agreed and adopted at the general meeting, held in Hellevoistluis...

August 2, 2018

Dear Member,
We kindly remind you that the closing date for registration for the Valletta Symposium being  held in Malta between the 13th – 15th September is 17th August 2018

For those who wish to attend the Symposium, will have the opportunity to share and exchange experiences while, very interesting presentations will be delivered by accademics and practitioners. Topics  will vary from Walled Towns to culture, tourism and...

This is a report on the outcome of the workshops held in the afternoon session of the European Walled Towns Symposium.  You can submit your comments and suggestions on the form located at the bottom of the page. Three workshop groups were asked to reply to the following questions: 

1. How can EWT better serve the needs of its members?

2. As a member, what service do I expect from EWT?

3. What service do we expect EWT to prov...

February 12, 2016

This conference was a joint event combining a conference on the European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) and a workshop on accessible tourism. 

Around 350 participants were present at this event, entitled 'Managing and promoting sustainable and accessible tourism destinations', 250 for the ETIS conference and 100 for the Accessible Tourism workshop.

At this event sustainability and accessibility were presented as complement...

January 4, 2016

Dear Colleagues and Friends,
At the beginning of the New Year 2016, I wish you all both on personal and community level, a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year. On behalf of the European Walled Towns, I express our solidarity with the historic city of York, and other Walled and Historic towns in the UK, that endured  a great deal of damage and hardship, following the heavy flooding during the last few weeks. I hope that the...

November 13, 2015


The European Walled Towns submitted its application to be registered as an Non Governmental Organisation in Malta to the commissioner for NGOs.

The registration document was duly signed before Dr. Daniela Azzopardi Bonanno LLD at her legal office in Valletta by the President, together with two Vice Presidents, Secretary General and the Treasurer on Monday 2nd November and formally submitted to the commissioner of NGOs in Mal...

October 16, 2015


Veronique Stern has been appointed as 2nd vice president of European Walled Towns for this coming year. Veronique is from Hellevoetsluis, a small city and municipality on Voorne-Putten Island in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland.

Emy Micallef is the new European Walled Towns treasurer. Emy is from Valletta. He has vast experience in accounts and office administration.

October 9, 2015

Between the 30th September and 3rd October, 20 delegates from 13 walled towns attended the 25th Annual General Meeting of the European Walled Towns held in Ravenna.

During the 48th Executive meeting which was held on the 1st and 2nd of October, President Joe Spiteri gave an overview of what had happened during the past months. He mentioned the resignation of the three Dutch towns and that he had appointed a new Secretary Gene...

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