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5 ways the United Kingdom is leading the fight against plastic pollution

We’re only two months into 2018, but this year has already seen a number of concrete steps to combat plastic pollution in the United...

Supporting tourism development in Africa through better measurement

In an effort to better measure tourism growth and development in Africa, UNWTO signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation for...

Fernando Hierro, new UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism

International football star Fernando Hierro has been named Ambassador for Responsible Tourism in a meeting held today at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with...

Canada to Test Advancements in Biometrics and Blockchain to Welcome International Travellers

The Government of Canada will collaborate with the World Economic Forum and partners to test emerging digital technologies and their application to air travel....

Harnessing benefits of digitalisation requires visionary leadership to shift from fears to opportunities

The role of digital economy as a driver for innovation, competitiveness and growth are the focus of this year’s first Preparatory Meeting of the...

Improved economic conditions boost air-traveller numbers worldwide

A record 4.1 billion passengers took to the skies in 2017 onboard some 37 million scheduled flights globally, the United Nations civil aviation agency...

Second Sudanese National Conference on Inclusive Education

On 17 December 2017, the UNESCO Khartoum Office in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE), Ministry of Social Welfare, the National Council for...

New Report: Export controls, human security and cyber-surveillance technology

A new report released today from SIPRI, ‘Export controls, human security and cyber-surveillance technology: Examining the proposed changes to the EU Dual-use Regulation’. The report...

Sustainable Tourism: A roadmap towards 2030

Participants from around the world joined the Official Closing ceremony of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 at the Palace of...

UNWTO appoints First Lady of Iceland as Special Ambassador for Tourism and the SDGs

H.E. Ms. Eliza Jean Reid, First Lady of Iceland has been nominated as Special Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The...

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