Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

Regional Seminar for the Americas on Ethics and Tourism

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Quito
Équateur
0° 13' 46.1928" S, 78° 31' 27.3972" W
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29 Juin 2006 - 30 Juin 2006
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0° 13' 46.1928" S, 78° 31' 27.3972" W

Session I: An Ethical Framework for the Development of Tourism

Session II: Implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

  • Status of the Implementation of the Code of Ethics at international level (Spanish)
    Ms. Marina Diotallevi, Head, Ethical and Social Dimensions of Tourism, UNWTO
  • Implementation of the Code of Ethics and best practices at national level
    Presentations by the National Focal Points of NTAs
    • Dominican Republic (Spanish)
      Ms. Ebony Lafontaine, Office of the Undersecretary for International Affairs, State Secretariat for Tourism
    • Ecuador (Spanish)
      Mr. Iván López Villalba, Undersecretary for Tourism, Ministry of Tourism
    • Nicaragua (Spanish)
      Ms. Ilse Solorzano, Director of Tourist Services and Protection, Nicaraguan Tourism Institute
    • Peru (Spanish)
      Mr. Miguel Zamora, National Director of Tourism, MINCETUR

Session III: Environmental, Cultural and Socio-Economic Sustainability in Tourism - Practical Applications of Ethical Principles in Tourism

Panel 1: The Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage - Presentation of Case Studies

Panel 2: Corporate Social Responsibility - Presentation of Case Studies

Panel 3: The Prevention of Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism - National Programmes and Campaigns

Regional cooperation

Action by the private sector

Panel 4: Fair Trade in Tourism - Presentation of Case Studies


Relevant Materials

  • Report of the Regional Seminar for the Americas on Ethics and Tourism
  • Programme of the Regional Seminar for the Americas on Ethics and Tourism

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Seminar
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Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
Ethics & Social Responsibility Programme
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UNWTO
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Meetings of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics (2004-2012)

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Various cities
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25 Février 2004 - 13 Juillet 2012
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To date, the Committee has met ten times. Their eleventh session will be held in Rome, Italy, in 2012.

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Type d'évènement: 
Meeting
Related to: 
Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
Ethics & Social Responsibility Programme
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UNWTO
Event or Session: 
This is a main event

Background of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism

The Global Code of Ethics for Tourism (GCET) is a comprehensive set of principles whose purpose is to guide stakeholders in tourism development: central and local governments, local communities, the tourism industry and its professionals, as well as visitors, both international and domestic.