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05 Dec 16
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International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector
The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. In the context of the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
05 Dec 16
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UNWTO underlines the potential of tourism to preserve biodiversity - COP-13
Just a few weeks ahead of launching the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, which will be celebrated throughout 2017, UNWTO underlined in Cancun the need for national policies...
14 Nov 16
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African Tourism Ministers adopt African Charter on Sustainable and Responsible Tourism
The African continent has now a common reference framework to promote sustainability and responsibility in the tourism sector. The African Charter on Sustainable and Responsible Tourism, signed...
14 Nov 16
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Tourism committed to fight climate change – COP 22
The Symposium aimed at increasing awareness on tourism and climate change-related issues and encourage the sector to engage in actions that reinforce national commitments to the Paris Agreement and...
11 Nov 16
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UNWTO hosts 1st meeting of the Working Group of Experts on Measuring Sustainable Tourism
The first meeting of the Working Group of Experts on Measuring Sustainable Tourism (MST) agreed that developing a statistical framework for sustainable tourism is a priority to support integrated...
28 Oct 16
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UNWTO Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories welcomes Croatia Observatory
“Sustainable tourism development requires adequate measurement and evidence-based decision-making. We are very pleased to welcome the Croatian Sustainable Tourism Observatory to the UNWTO INSTO...
12 Sep 16
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Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Observatories join the UNWTO Network
The observatories, located in the regions of Sesaot, Senggigi Lombok Barat, Pangandaran and Sleman, will be hosted by the Bandung Institute of Technology, Gadjah Mada University and the Mataram...