International Conference on decent work and socially responsible tourism
Content submitted by UNWTO – Grace
Submited Date : 06/07/2018
Conference information accompanied by picture of a market vendor

As part of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are pleased to invite you to the International Conference on Decent Work and Socially Responsible Tourism to be held in Madrid on 20 October 2017, from 09h30 to 14h00, at the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda (MINETAD), address Calle Capitán Haya, 41.
The Tripartite Conference will address the intersections between tourism and employment, as well as issues of governance, corporate social responsibility, responsible production and consumption patterns, universal accessibility and equitable redistribution of benefits generated by tourism sector.
The thematic orientation is being defined by the Agenda 2030 of the Sustainable Development Objectives (SDGs), in particular the SDG 8, 12 and 14, and also as a general framework the UN Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (1999), whose conversion in the International Convention has just been approved by the UNWTO General Assembly, and the ILO tripartite document Guidelines on Decent Work and Socially Responsible Tourism, agreed at the meeting of tripartite experts and constituents (Geneva, 20-24 February 2017).