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Pages tagged with Tourism

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CEB: Mr. Taleb Rifai 23.02.2017

Mr. Rifai is Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) based in Madrid, Spain. He holds this position since 1 January 2010. He was unanimously elected at the 18th session of UNWTO General Assembly (October 2009), following the recommendation of the UNWTO Executive Council made in May 2009.

From March to December 2009 he was UNWTO Secretary-General ad interim. From February 2006 to February 2009 he was Deputy Secretary-General.

From January 2003 to February 2006, Mr. Rifai was the Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Documents tagged with Tourism

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CEB: GA Resolution 58/232 - 23 December 2003 23.02.2017

Resolution, including the original text of the agreement

Document reference: GA Resolution 58/232
HLCP: Report of 10th Session (October 2005, Frascati) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: 2005 World Summit; Follow-up to High-level Committee on Programmes decisions; Review of the programme of work of the High-level Committee on Programmes following the 2005 World Summit

Document reference: CEB/2005/7

Bookmarks tagged with Tourism

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CEB: In the margins of the CEB Second Regular Session 2013: UNESCO strengthens cooperation with UNWTO 23.02.2017

A new memorandum of Understanding was signed by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, in the margins of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in New York. The Agreement provides a framework for cooperation in a range of areas, including:

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UNWTO eLibrary 15.06.2016

The e-unwto is a fully cross-searchable interactive database offering a vast number of high-quality UNWTO publications including books, journals, and statistics in their respective languages. In addition to more than 1100 books in English, French, Spanish, Russian or Arabic, the e-unwto also provides access to a growing number of documents which can be defined as “Gray Literature”. The latest statistical information and aggregated data on inbound and outbound tourism are very conveniently presented within the “Tourism Factbook”.

Direct access: UNWTO eLibrary
UNWTO on Vimeo 15.06.2016
Direct access: UNWTO Videos
UNWTO Annual Report 20.03.2017

In 2015, tourism continued to be a key driver of the global economic recovery, and a vital contributor to job creation, poverty allevi

Direct access: UNWTO Annual Report
ICAO News Page 23.02.2017
Direct access: ICAO News Page
CEB: World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) 15.06.2016

World Tourism Organization

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Agencies tagged with Tourism

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CEB: World Tourism Organization 14.10.2016

UNWTO is the UN's specialised agency in the field of tourism. It provides leadership and support to the tourism sector in the advancement of sustainable policies, practices and actions. Through the promotion and development of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism, UNWTO endeavours to maximise tourism's contribution to socio-economic growth, job creation, development, environmental conservation, cultural enrichment and international understanding, while minimizing negative social or environmental impacts. It pays particular attention to the interests of developing countries.

Actions tagged with Tourism

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CEB: Action on United Nations Tourism Exchange Network (UNTEN) 23.02.2017

Executive Bios tagged with Tourism

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CEB: Mr. Taleb Rifai 23.02.2017

Mr. Rifai is Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) based in Madrid, Spain. He holds this position since 1 January 2010. He was unanimously elected at the 18th session of UNWTO General Assembly (October 2009), following the recommendation of the UNWTO Executive Council made in May 2009.

From March to December 2009 he was UNWTO Secretary-General ad interim. From February 2006 to February 2009 he was Deputy Secretary-General.

From January 2003 to February 2006, Mr. Rifai was the Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO).