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3 April 2012 UNWTO Volunteers to support the long-term tourism policy of Bhutan to focus on sustainability and quality
2 April 2012 UNWTO Regional capacity building workshop on Tourism Policy and Strategy in Qatar
19 December 2011 UNWTO organizes crisis communications training programme for the Middle East and North Africa
5 December 2011 International Volunteer Day: UNWTO Volunteers promote tourism’s contribution to development
On International Volunteer Day (5 December), celebrated in 2011 under the theme ‘Volunteering Matters’, UNWTO is highlighting how tourism and volunteer work can make a difference through its UNWTO Volunteers.
2 December 2011 The UNWTO Course Tourism Competitiveness: Tourism planning and product development has finalized
2 December 2011 UNWTO.TedQual Auditors course – Spanish Edition
1 December 2011 Start of the UNWTO.TedQual Regional Programme for Africa in Mozambique
19 October 2011 New English edition of the University Course Tourism and International Cooperation for Development
11 October 2011 Tourism vital for achieving global development objectives - tourism ministers and UN
Tourism ministers and top United Nations officials have stressed the importance of tourism in reaching the social and economic development targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and contributing to a more sustainable future (10 October, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea).
27 September 2011 Marking World Tourism Day, think tank calls for engaging local communities in tourism development
As the world celebrates World Tourism Day on 27 September, experts in the field of tourism and culture have underscored the need for local community engagement in tourism development at the official celebrations in Egypt (27 September, Aswan, Egypt).