SDG: SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals
Posted Date : 1st April, 2020
Several countries have demonstrated that COVID-19 transmission from one person to another can be slowed or stopped. WHO has prepared a guidance document on  Operational Guidelines for Covid-19 Management in the Accommodation Sector. The document has been prepared in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)  based on the evidence currently available about Coronavirus disease […]
Posted Date : 30th March, 2020
The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit is an annual event whose purpose is modelling a sustainable future for tourism in Africa. The event brings together, for 3 days, tourism stakeholder from Africa and the rest of the world for the one purpose. The Sustainable Tourism Africa Summit features sustainable tourism masterclasses, presentation, workshops, side events, exhibitions […]
Posted Date : 28th March, 2020
With millions of jobs at risk as the pandemic hits tourism harder than any other sector, the United Nations specialized tourism agency has included innovation in its wider response to the pandemic. That response has seen UNWTO work closely alongside WHO to mitigate the impact and place tourism at the centre of future recovery efforts and liaise […]
Posted Date : 12th March, 2020
In its third edition, the Meeting for the Development of Cycling Tourism 2020 is an event dedicated to the promotion of bicycle tourism in Brazil through the qualification of the actors and the generation of research capable of offering subsidies for the expansion of this market. The event will deal with Governance for Regional Development […]
Posted Date : 18th February, 2020
The UNWTO Acceleration Programme is the first training platform specifically designed for the tourism officials of the World Tourism Organization’s Member States in order to develop innovation and digital transformation skills and provide practical tools for project implementation in diverse destinations. Its objectives are: *To encourage government officials to foster innovation and digital transformation within […]
Posted Date : 17th February, 2020
The initiative by name of Promoting Innovation for Productive Employment in Tourism Sector (PIPETS) aims to increase productive employment opportunities for jobless people in the key priority areas of the tourism sector for the economic development of Rwanda. The PIPETS project is set to achieve this by innovatively develop workforce employability competencies besides product market […]
Posted Date : 17th February, 2020
ComeMakeWeGo Africa launches an environmental sustainability initiative with wastebaskets and bins at Ado-Awaye(Oyo State, Nigeria) to boost sustainable tourism. “Leave it better than you met it; Keep Ado-Awaye Clean” Lagos, Nigeria, Feb 13, 2020: — In the cause to boost sustainable tourism around local communities in Africa, Comemakewego Africa, a leading destination marketing and community-driven […]
Posted Date : 20th January, 2020
The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative aims to articulate, support and scale-up action by tourism stakeholders and is building a global alliance to fight plastic pollution. As part of the activities of the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme, the Initiative is led by UN Environment and UNWTO in collaboration with Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Recognizing the global […]
Posted Date : 20th January, 2020
Stevns Klint just south of Copenhagen in Denmark became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014.In order to generate sustainable societal, economic and environmental development, a partner program was created for all companies, associations, organizations, artists, etc. who wish to support sustainable development within the framework of UNESCO World Heritage. The partner program currently has […]
Posted Date : 17th December, 2019
The Art Industry is underplayed and does not get the recognition that it deserves considering the role that it plays in cultural sustainability and its contribution to the economic growth of the country. As a result artists struggle to be seen and appreciated and often do not have the resources or capacity to promote and […]