SDG: SDG 2 Zero Hunger
Posted Date : 29th September, 2020
Red Rocks Initiatives believes that Surplus income from ecotourism allows workers or their family members to start up small businesses or to pass on the money to other community members by buying local goods and paying for child care and other services. Having transformed from a social enterprise to a non-governmental organization operating mostly around […]
Posted Date : 28th September, 2020
As part of the Geneva Trade Week 2020 and coinciding with the World Tourism Day 2020, there will be a special session on Gastronomy and Tourism in Supply Chains on 30th September 2020 at 9.00 am. Register and join via WebEx HERE Prior to the travel disruptions of Covid-19, economies all over the world were […]
Posted Date : 25th August, 2020
The COVID-19 and Transforming Tourism Policy Brief  released on 25th August 2020 is part of the wider UN response and outreach to and around the pandemic. UNWTO has been the lead author of the brief, and 11 other UN agencies contributed to the policy document, highlighting the unique importance and scope of the sector. The Policy […]
Posted Date : 20th August, 2020
The “Africa Tourism & SDGs Virtual Summit 2020” seeks to bring Tourism and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 Stakeholders together to look for ways to fast-track the achievement of the SDGs in Africa through tourism while capitalizing on the UNWTO’s Tourism4SDGs campaign. Topic: The Role of Tourism In Fast-tracking The Achievement of […]
Posted Date : 21st July, 2020
The United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development identifies sustainable tourism as one of the sectors for achieving the sustainability goals. Under the goal 8, dedicated to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all, through the target 8.9 the Agenda 2030 suggests “devise and implement policies […]
Posted Date : 1st June, 2020
We live in a global and connected world and by no means, we can neglect it. Over the last few decades, distances were shortened, communications improved, borders faded away and intercultural exchange became a part of our daily lives. We are, more than ever, citizens of the world and many of us live by the […]
Posted Date : 25th May, 2020
The upcoming UNWTO Webinar of the series “Quo Vadis Tourism” will take place on May 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM (CET) The webinar is dedicated to the theme “Agenda 2030 and SDGs in times of COVID-19: the chance to true recovery”. This edition will debate issues related to the COVID-19 crisis and recovery as an […]
Posted Date : 22nd May, 2020
This is not the first time this has happened—since time immemorial, tourism has been affected due to communicable diseases. No pandemic or plague or natural disaster has affected tourism like Black Plagues of the 14th century, or even 1918’s Spanish Flu, which killed tens of millions of people worldwide and ruined economies including tourism sector. […]
Posted Date : 18th May, 2020
As the Coronavirus pandemic maintains its stranglehold on the global economy, efforts to contain it have caused tourism businesses to curb operations, unemployment to rise, and schools to close.The virus is ravaging individuals, families and communities, casting new social and economic challenges at them.For communities like those dwelling around the Virunga Massif, our program area, […]
Posted Date : 13th May, 2020
As the Coronavirus sweeps through the world, efforts to contain it have caused tourism businesses to curb operations, unemployment to rise, and schools to close. The virus is ravaging individuals, families and communities, casting new social and economic challenges at them. Our primary focus is the safety of our local community, all national parks were […]