UNWTO Spearheading Industry Response to Economic Downturn
ITB 2009 will set the scene for the Second Meeting (13 March) of the UNWTO Tourism Resilience Committee (TRC). The TRC is the global forum which brings together public and private sector stakeholders to discuss concrete measures and policy responses to the volatile economic situation.
The evolving efforts of UNWTO to advance and implement the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism will be the focus of the Task Force for the Protection of Children in Tourism (Friday 13). UNWTO will also hold special events on Risk and Crisis and Biodiversity and Tourism, among others.
For complete information and timetable on all UNWTO activities at ITB 2009 go to .
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UNWTO Press and Communications Department
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