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EU Guidebook “Sustainable Tourism for Development”

Tourism is a major activity with characteristics that make it particularly valuable as an agent for development. Developing countries however face a particular fragility in their natural, economic, social and human environments which could jeopardize the sector’s dynamism and beneficiary qualities. With such a significant potential for development, the need for a sustainable approach to […]

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Highlights of the 1st UNWTO Conference on Accessible Tourism in Europe

UNWTO’s commitment to accessible tourism is guided by the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, a fundamental frame of reference for responsible and sustainable tourism development. Article 7 of the Code recognizes that “direct and personal access to the discovery and enjoyment of the planet’s resources constitutes a right equally open to all the world’s […]

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International Seminar on Women’s Empowerment in the Tourism Sector

The importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls has been underscored in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 5- Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030. Gender equality implies a society in which women and men enjoy the same opportunities, outcomes, rights and obligations in all spheres […]

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First Professional Experience Project

The original initiative has grown in approach, focus and scope, setting a challenge to improve the employability of 35 young people at risk of social exclusion. JP Morgan also joined the project as a sponsor and the Accenture foundation provided technological support and language skills. We believe that the initiative deserves recognition. Thanks to the […]

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