UNWTO and Global Compact - E-Publication
NECSTouR is proud to share the UNWTO's publication about tourism and SDGs, as a background document for the Thematic Conference on "Smart Tourism Destinations' Contribution for the Planet and its People", organised with UNWTO and the Region of Andalusia on the 31st of March 2017.
"Innovative Nation Branding: Creative Economies, Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Foreign Investments" is the title of the intervention of Mr Patrick Torrent at the Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy, on the 9th of March at the ITB event in Berlin.
On the previous day, Mr Torrent attended the UNWTO session on the "so-called sharing economy" as well.
The Committee on Sustainable Tourism Statistics of the UNWTO held its seventeen meeting on the 24th and 25th of January at the UNWTO headquarters in Madrid.
This Committee gathers 65 representatives of national statistics Institutes committed to the project Statistical Framework Measuring Sustainable Tourism: the “SF MST”. More info about the meeting can be found at the following link http://statistics.unwto.org/committeestsa_17thmeeting
From January until June, Malta will held the Presidency of the European Union.
Tourism, Development of Maritime areas and Integrated Maritime Policy – Nautical Tourism are some of the priorities for this semester of Presidency.
2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
12 months to celebrate and promote the contribution of the tourism sector to building a better world. This is the major goal of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 that will start in few days.