Assembly Daily

UN Tourism News: Bringing tourism together: To support jobs, communities and the planet | Daily 04

The General Assembly met for the 25th time in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It reflects the broad diversity of the sector, with delegations from 117 countries, including 70 Ministerial level representatives.


Daily 3

UN Tourism News: 25th UNWTO General Assembly | Daily 03 | Investing in tourism means investing in opportunity

The UNWTO Global investments Forum took place yesterday opening a platform to discuss tourism investments with Ministers, CEOs and investment experts.


 Daily 3

UN Tourism News: 25th UNWTO General Assembly | Daily 02 | Opening of the 25th UNWTO General Assembly

UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, welcomed delegates to the 25th UNWTO General Assembly, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.


Daily 01

UN Tourism News: 25th UNWTO General Assembly | Daily 01 | Samarkand Welcomes Tourism Leaders to 25th UNWTO General Assembly

Samarkand, located in the southeastern part of Uzbekistan and melting pots of culture is set for the 25th UNWTO General Assembly.


UN Tourism News – General Assembly Special Edition is the official publication accompanying the UNWTO General Assembly, giving visibility to the proceedings and key milestones.

Produced in English from 17-20 October 2023 and featured prominently on, it is also distributed electronically to Member States, Affiliate Members, partners and UNWTO's global media database.

Given its status as a global reporting vehicle on the Assembly, this publication remains as a fixed feature for future reference on the UNWTO website.

Each of the four issues of the Daily will include a journalistic account of:

  • Key outcomes of the previous day's meetings;
  • Main decisions reached;
  • Meetings and events to be held during the day of publication and key items of discussion;
  • Interviews and statements with delegates and experts;
  • A selection of pictures after each day; and
  • A link to the official site with audiovisual material of the Assembly and its numerous side events and meetings.

This publication represents a key partnership opportunity for Member States, Affiliate Members, and other partners. It strengthens the overall outreach of UNWTO and allows partners to gain international visibility among key tourism stakeholders, the media, and the general public.

UNWTO will be filming proceedings and sharing footage via social media channels. By participating in the General Assembly, delegates automatically give their consent to this.

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