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World Olive Day approved by Unesco

Abdellatif Ghedira, made the announcement today at headquarters in Madrid

International Olive Council

World Olive Day approved by Unesco

It’s official: 26 November was declared World Olive Day and added to the Unesco List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Lebanon and Tunisia were the first of 50 countries to sign decision 40C/66, which was approved at the Organisation’s 40th session of the General Conference in Paris from 12 to 27 October 2019.

The news comes as we celebrate 60 years of the Ioc at the 110th session of the Council of Members. The Executive Director, Abdellatif Ghedira, made the announcement today at headquarters in Madrid.

The opening photo is by Olio Officina

International Olive Council

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