2023 Global INSTO Meeting
21- 22 November 2023 | Madrid, Spain
The 2023 Global Meeting of the UNWTO International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) took place on 21 and 22 November 2023 at the UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid, Spain.
The content of the event was structured around these key themes:
- Importance of Governance: Exploring the critical role of effective governance in steering sustainable tourism development towards success and long-lasting impact and the role of observatories in this context.
- Importance of participatory approaches: Showcasing the significance of involving local communities and stakeholders in shaping sustainable tourism practices and policies through the work of the Observatories.
- The net positive approach: Focusing on practical experiences in assessing the environmental impacts of tourism activities through cases studies and tools for measuring and mitigating the ecological footprint of tourism and will looking into measurement aspects in the areas of waste, wastewater and water management and climate action.