2017 Annual Conference of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme, 8 December 2017, Kasane, Chobe, Botswana

Panelists from the session “Inspiring us to take action, 10YFP STP members at work” during the interactive session with the audience
 
The Annual Conference of the 10YFP STP is a meeting of programme actors where annual progress, priorities and programme needs are discussed. The Conference presents opportunities for STP programme Lead, Co‐Leads, MAC Members and Partners to exchange experiences and play an active role in shaping the direction and work priorities of the 10YFP STP as part of the legacy of the International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development within a Call for Action.
 
 
Welcome remarks
  • Ms. Jillian Blackbeard, Executive Manager, Botswana Tourism Organization

 

Looking forward to meeting the SDGs: The role of the 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme

  • Lead: Dr. Dirk Glaesser, Director, Sustainable Development of Tourism, UNWTO 
  • Co‐lead: Mr. Bruno Fareniaux, General Advisor, Ministry of Ecological and Inclusive Transition, France

 

Local perspectives on sustainable development, conservation and tourism

Chaired by Mr. Tafa Tafa, Executive Manager for Investments and Projects, Botswana Tourism Organization

 

Collective work on the Kasane Call to Action for sustainable consumption and production in tourism

Co‐Chaired by: Mr. Ronald Sanabria, Senior Consultant, Rainforest Alliance and Ms. Helena Rey, Programme Officer, Consumption and Production Unit, UN Environment

Africa IgniteMs. Bongiwe Mlangeni, WOWZULU Project Leader

Nomad Lodges and member of The Long RunMr. Pierre‐André Kruger, CEO

Japan Ecolodge Association and member of the Asian Ecotourism NetworkMr. Masaru Takayama, Executive Director

Sustainable Travel InternationalMs. Isabel Torres, Director of Global Programmes

Fair Trade TourismMs. Jane Edge, Managing Director

NATIVE HotelsMr. Pablo Ramón, Founder and Communications Director

 

Review of progress in 2017 and programme priorities for 2018

Chaired by: Mr. Thomas Legoupil, Policy Advisor, Ministry of Ecological Transition of France

 

Conclusions, closing remarks and vote of thanks

  • Co‐lead: Mr. Bruno Fareniaux, General Advisor, Ministry of Ecological and Inclusive Transition, France
  • Lead: Dr. Dirk Glaesser, Director, Sustainable Development of Tourism, UNWTO
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