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Thu 27 Apr 2017 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism: Enhancing the sector's sustainability through shared responsibilities - Krakow - Poland
Thu 09 Mar 2017 32nd meeting of the UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection - Berlin - Germany
Thu 09 Mar 2017 UNWTO Panel on Indigenous Tourism: Promoting equitable partnerships - Berlin - Germany
Wed 08 Mar 2017 ITB 2017 - Berlin - Germany
Wed 18 Jan 2017 FITUR 2017 - Madrid - Spain
Fri 30 Sep 2016 UNWTO Ethics Award - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Madrid - Spain

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21 Apr 17
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Poland hosts UNWTO Congress on Ethics and Tourism
Social responsibility champions, academics, private sector and representatives from national tourism administrations will meet in Krakow with civil society and international organizations to discuss...
10 Mar 17
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Governments need to lead the protection of children in tourism – UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection meets in Berlin
“Child protection is the responsibility of all - communities, private sector, academia, but governments have a leading role to play” said Carol Bellamy, Chair of the Network, opening the meeting. “...
06 Mar 17
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UNWTO advances the conversion of the Code of Ethics into an international Convention
While extremely relevant for the tourism sector, the UNWTO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, adopted in 1999, represents a voluntary instrument whereas, the future Convention on Tourism Ethics would...
21 Feb 17
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Future international standard on accessible tourism for all
The Technical Committee TC 228, responsible for tourism and related services within the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), will develop a global and transversal international...
14 Feb 17
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Portugal commits to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017
On the occasion, Mr. Rifai and Portuguese authorities discussed the role of tourism in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the contribution of tourism to job creation and...
03 Feb 17
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Viajes El Corte Inglés commits to Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
With more than 1.2 billion international travellers in 2016, tourism has become one of the most powerful catalysts for the development of countries. Its capacity to create employment — 1 out of every...
18 Jan 17
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The World Tourism Organization begins the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
The event, held in the El Pardo Palace in Madrid, Spain, was attended by the Prime Minister of Georgia, the Vice-President of Honduras, more than 40 tourism ministers and other senior officials from...