First world conference on tourism for development will be held in Beijing


The First World Conference on Tourism for Development will be held in Beijing, China from 18th to 21st of May, 2016. The conference aim to advancing the contribution of tourism to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) under the theme ‘Tourism for Peace and Development’. It will create a better understanding on tourism’s contribution to development, including poverty alleviation and peace.

The conference will be organized by the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). It will be inaugurated by the Head of State of China on its tourism dayIt is expected that several heads of state and government as well as tourism ministers and senior officials from over 100 countries will participate in this significant gathering of the international tourism community in 2016.

On this occasion, China, as chair of the G20, will also host the 7th T20 Ministers’ Meeting under the theme ‘Sustainable Tourism – An Effective Tool for Inclusive Development’.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. The first world conference on tourism for development will be held at which place ?
2. What will be theme for the first world conference on tourism for development ?
Courtesy : Asia pacific News 







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