Activities of the UNWTO/Chimelong Initiative

Four areas of work integrate the activities of the UNWTO/Chimelong initiative that aims at capitalizing on wildlife conservation as a major asset of tourism development:

  • Capacity building of tourism administrations and the media to enable these relevant stakeholders to advance the global cause of wildlife protection and conservation


  • Advocacy efforts in order to engage key parties and to raise awareness on wildlife protection and conservation 

  • Promotion of research to identify challenges and solutions


  • Talent development in order to create a new generation of experts on this theme