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UN groups shed light on how tourists can reduce trafficking

Just say no to unethical goods and services UN groups shed light on how tourists can reduce trafficking

In the presence of the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) today agreed to launch a new public ...

Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism

fight against poverty Landmark resolution recognizes ecotourism

In a significant acknowledgment of tourism as a tool for promoting sustainable development, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution stressing ecotourism’s role in the fight ...

Tourism needs support of energy sector and governments to move sustainable agenda forward

United Nations International Year of Sustainable Energy for All Tourism needs support of energy sector and governments to move sustainable agenda forward

Tourism businesses and destinations are committed to the sustainable energy agenda but need the support of the energy sector and governments to move forward, said leading experts from the ...

UNDP and GEF set to partner with Kenya to promote western tourist circuit

United Nations Development Program and Global Environment Facility UNDP and GEF set to partner with Kenya to promote western tourist circuit

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Information has been ascertained that the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have set aside a joint 220 million Kenya shillings to support ...

Pakistan perturbed with UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

preliminary findings on human rights issues in Balochistan Pakistan perturbed with UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances

Agha Iqrar Haroon

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The government of Pakistan appears to be perturbed with the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances that has completed its preliminary ...

UAE to become full member of UN World Tourism Organisation

United Nations World Tourism Organisation UAE to become full member of UN World Tourism Organisation

DUBAI, UAE - The UAE, one of the largest tourism markets in the Middle East and North Africa, is set to become a full member of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) this year, a ...

UN: Global population hits 7 billion on October 31

Global Population Growth UN: Global population hits 7 billion on October 31

As the global population hits 7 billion in the coming days, nations can take steps to tackle critical challenges and prepare for the arrival of billions more people this century, the United ...

Security Council calls for regional cooperation to fight Somali piracy

Fighting Piracy In Somalia Security Council calls for regional cooperation to fight Somali piracy

The Security Council renewed its call today for tougher anti-piracy measures in Somalia and the wider region, urging all countries to adopt laws and cooperate with international organizations to ...

UN: Human rights defenders continue to be threatened around the world

Defending Human Rights UN: Human rights defenders continue to be threatened around the world

Human rights defenders continue to be harassed, attacked, killed and ‘disappeared’ around the world more than a decade after the adoption of an international declaration meant to protect them, ...

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