UN TOURISM NEWS #58: Boosting regional cooperation for the future of tourism

UN TOURISM NEWS #58: Boosting regional cooperation for the future of tourism

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Boosting regional cooperation for the future of tourism

UNWTO official mission to Italy and Albania
UNWTO and FAO Strengthen Partnership

Building on a Memorandum of Understanding signed between both UN agencies in 2020, the high-level meeting focused on intensifying tourism's contribution to rural development.

UNWTO Delegation in Rome to Boost Partnerships with Italian Government

In Rome, UNWTO advanced tourism for education, rural development and peace.

UNWTO Unites South East Europe Tourism Ministers Around Shared Sustainability Goals

Advancing UNWTO's work on promoting collaboration across borders, Secretary-General Pololikashvili hosted the first ever meeting of Ministers of Tourism from South East Europe.

Albanian Prime Minister Welcomes UNWTO Leadership

On his first official visit to Albania, Secretary-General Pololikashvili reaffirmed his vision for a tourism transformed around the priorities of jobs, education and investments, and met both Prime Minister Rama and from Minister of Tourism Mirela Kumbaro to explore common goals.

UNWTO Opens Calls for Best Tourism Villages 2023

Join over 70 villages from almost 40 countries have been recognized as Best Tourism Villages.
Advancing sustainability, education and technical cooperation

Global Sustainable Destinations Summit


Tourism Commits to Water Action Agenda at 2023 UN Water Conference


Applications Open for UNWTO Students' League: Bosnia and Herzegovina Edition


EBRD and UNWTO Facilitate Tourism Recovery in Greece

Coming up

2nd World Sports Tourism Congress
26-27 April Zadar, Croatia


Executive Council - 118th session
16 May Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


UNWTO Women in Tech Startup Competition

Female entrepreneurs are invited to join this programme aimed at identifying startups from the 13 UNWTO Member States of the Middle East.

Top startups will join the UNWTO Innovation Network and will be able to pitch at a UNWTO Tourism Tech Adventure Innovation Forum, amongst other benefits.



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UNWTO led a session on 'Global Best Practices & Capacity Building for Tourism Investments', emphasizing Green Tourism, & UNWTO's vision of investing in people, planet, & prosperity.

UNWTO in the media
AP News

Albania hosts forum promoting regional tourism


LDC5: Albania hosts forum promoting regional tourism


UNWTO and FAO strengthen partnership as leaders meet in Rome

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