Centre Stage Programme
The UNWTO ‘Centre Stage’ programme provides support and builds capacity for work towards gender equality in tourism governmental institutions, businesses and civil society organizations.
The pilot phase was implemented with the kind support of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany and UN Women.
So far the Centre Stage programme has supported National Tourism Administrations, tourism businesses, NGOs and tourism organizations from Jordan, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Mexico, as they implemented a one-year action plan for women’s empowerment.
The main activities include targeted training programmes, measures to boost female career progression, a communication strategy to boost visibility, improvements to the legal framework and the collection of sex-disaggregated tourism employment data. .
Get to know more Centre Stage participants here.