Poverty Alleviation The Poverty Alleviation measures compare the share of tourism activity among least developed countries (LDSc) and small island developing states (SIDS) with the global tourism activity. Tourism exports…
On 10 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will designate Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls’ education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.
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Thomas Cook has committed to stop selling tickets to some wildlife attractions following an independent review into animal welfare standards.
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There is no more powerful platform for promoting shared values than sport, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, said in a message marking the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
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The report details the impacts and highlights stories about some of the innovative sustainability projects at its Unique Lodges collection, supporting idea that tourism can be a powerful force for good in the world.
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The report marks the end of Rezidor’s five year Think Planet campaign to reduce 25% of the company’s energy consumption which it achieved.
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Announcement designed to emphasize the role of the tourism sector in the preservation of ecosystems and in raising awareness on the uniqueness of biodiversity.
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Rather than viewing the Walled Off as an art installation offering political commentary, it is more useful to see it as a working hotel with a capacity for sparking political awareness.
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UN stresses need to anticipate changes in world’s population age structure to achieve Sustainable Development Goals
Changes in age structure of human populations are taking place worldwide, with major implications for sustainable development policies,
highlights 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development
Addressing the Partnership Forum convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), senior UN officials today discussed how to promote infrastructure growth in the least developed countries, particularly in Africa, to reach the world’s development goals by 2030.
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