AM NEWS | VOL. 55 July 2023
Dear Affiliate Members,
I am pleased to introduce you to a new edition of the Affiliate Members Newsletter. This monthly publication will inform you about the latest news, events, and initiatives related to your membership and our Affiliate Members network. Also included is the updated calendar of events for 2023, featuring the main UNWTO events and those carried out by our Affiliate Members, with the participation of the Affiliate Members Department or the UNWTO.
Regarding the upcoming UNWTO statutory/high-level meetings, would like to encourage you to mark your calendars for:
- 66th Regional Commission for Africa: Rethinking Tourism For Africa: Promoting Investment And Partnerships; Addressing Global Challenges, 26- 28 July, Mauritius.
- 25th UNWTO General Assembly, 16-20 October, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, scheduled every two years to discuss the UNWTO programme of work and to debate topics of vital importance to the tourism sector.
- 44th Plenary Session of the Affiliate Members, 16 October, Samarkand, Uzbekistan. This is the most important statutory meeting for the UNWTO Affiliate Membership and will bring together once again Affiliate Members from all around the world to meet, discuss, share, and interact around a variety of topics and set the roadmap for the Affiliate Membership's priorities for the next years.
I would also like to inform you that on 27 September, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be hosting the UNWTO celebration of World Tourism Day, under the theme: Tourism and Green Investments. For World Tourism Day 2023, UNWTO highlights the need for more and better-targeted investments for people, for the planet, and for prosperity. Stay tuned to the AMConnected Platform to know more about the above-mentioned events.
The Affiliate Members Department will continue to collaborate and support the Affiliate Members' initiatives to the best of its capabilities.
As usual, I am at your disposal and look forward to hearing any comments you might have.