Fri 11 Sep 2015 General Assembly - Twenty-first session: Side Events - Medellín - Colombia

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29 Nov 15
Global Travel & Tourism leaders hopeful for positive outcome at COP21 talks
On the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, taking place in Paris next week, the members of the Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC) reiterated the industry’s commitment...
28 Sep 15
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UNWTO welcomes the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals
Tourism is one of the most dynamic economic sectors, with significant global reach, and can make an important contribution to the achievement of the SDGs, particularly in the areas of job creation,...
24 Sep 15
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World Tourism Day: Celebrating the billion opportunities brought about by the tourism sector
In this regard, the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon states in his message on the occasion of World Tourism Day “let us work together to maximize the immense potential of tourism to drive inclusive...
15 Sep 15
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UNWTO and ICAO enhance cooperation in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
The Medellín Statement was agreed today at the first joint UNWTO/ICAO High-Level Forum on Tourism and Air Transport for Development, held on the sidelines of the 21st UNWTO General Assembly in...
31 Aug 15
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UNWTO General Assembly to meet in Medellín, Colombia
The Assembly takes places at a most dynamic time for the tourism sector. With five consecutive years of robust growth, tourism has been a major contributor to the economic recovery in many parts of...
12 Jun 15
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Danube region to host Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories
On the occasion of the visit, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, met with the President of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, to discuss the cooperation between UNWTO and the country and how to...
05 Jun 15
Press Release
Message by UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai on the occasion of World Environment Day 2015
More than one billion tourists travel across international borders each year, many of whom are inspired to see our planet´s natural wonders – from majestic landscapes and pristine coastlines, to the...