The 32nd Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific & the UNWTO Commission for South Asia
Joint Virtual meeting: Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 09:00-11:30 AM (GMT+2)
The 32nd Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific and the UNWTO Commission for South Asia (32nd CAP-CSA) will be held online on 30 June 2020 due to the current pandemic crisis.
The 32nd CAP-CSA Joint Meeting which is UNWTO´s principal annual event in the Asia-Pacific region will be attended by participants from UNWTO Member States, UNWTO Affiliate Members and international and regional organizations. Key topics this year will include:
- Presentation on UNWTO COVID-19
- Interventions by CSA/CAP Ministers on policy issues in response to COVID-19
- Tourism investment: Innovation & Technology
- Discussions related to the UNWTO Asia-Pacific Member States
Please find the decisions of the 31st Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific and the UNWTO Commission for South Asia.
CNN JOINS UNWTO ON #TRAVELTOMORROW CAMPAIGN
UNWTO COVID-19 Response
UNWTO has been providing the analytical insights needed for a better understanding and more effective response to the pandemic, by:
- Releasing regular updates of global travel restrictions
- Generating up-to-date data of COVID-19's impact on tourism
- Offering a worldwide overview of measures to support tourism
Tourism’s COVID-19 response has been furthered by UNWTO by
- Preparing the UNWTO Recommendations for Action – Supporting Jobs And Economies Through Travel & Tourism
- Producing a Technical Assistance Package
- Formulating an inclusive response to protect vulnerable groups
- Response through Innovation, Digital Transformation & Investments
- International Protection of Tourists
- General awareness raising through the #TravelTomorrow campaign, promoted also by countries, destinations, private sector and media, including a landmark agreement with CNN International
THE GLOBAL TOURISM CRISIS COMMITTEE
The Committee comprises representatives of UNWTO’s Member States and private sector Affiliate Members, alongside the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Bank, as well as the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The private sector is represented by Airports Council International (ACI), Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).