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05 Dec 16
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International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector
The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. In the context of the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
10 Nov 16
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Development of eco-tourism products in the area of Kribi (Cameroon)
A ST-EP project for the development of eco-tourism products in the area of Kribi, in the south of the country, was completed after five year of activities with financial contributions from the UNWTO...
21 Sep 16
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UNWTO Project to Help Strengthen Community-based Ecotourism Initiatives in Northeastern Cambodia
The UNWTO has launched a project in north-eastern Cambodia for the promotion of environmental conservation and community-based ecotourism (CBET) initiatives. The project is being implemented in...
04 Jul 16
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Improving Visitor Facilities and Services in Nzulezu Stilt Village in Ghana
In January 2016, UNWTO signed an agreement with the Korean Tourism Organization and the ST-EP Foundation for the implementation of a new ST-EP Project portfolio benefiting eight countries.Ghana is...
19 May 16
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New ST-EP project supporting community-based tourism in Timor-Leste
UNWTO has launched a new ST-EP project in Timor-Leste to strengthen the marketing of community-based tourism in the country. The project is implemented with a generous contribution from the Korea...
19 May 16
Press Release
1st World Conference on Tourism for Development opens this week in Beijing
The conference is expected to bring together 1.000 public and private representatives from over 100 countries to discuss tourism’s role in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a...
08 May 16
Press Release
Ceremony for the adoption of the agreement on the establishment of the International ST-EP Organization takes place in Seoul
On the occasion, a total of 29 countries signed the text of the Agreement that establishes the Organization. More countries are expected to join the sign-up before the beginning of the formal...