UNWTO Global Conference - Presentation of DestiMED & MEET

UNWTO Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism (Montego Bay) - Presentation of MEET and DestiMED Case Study

 

On November 24, Jeremy Sampson, Ecosystem Programme Communications Officer, shared MEET and DestiMED as examples of best practice public-private partnerships at the UNWTO Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth in Montego Bay, Jamaica.  

The United Nations General Assembly on December 4, 2015 approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development The resolutions recognizes "the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness of the rich heritage of various civilizations and in bringing about a better appreciation of the inherent values of different cultures, thereby contributing to the strengthening of peace in the world".