UNWTO/Chimelong Initiative on Wildlife Conservation and Sustainable Tourism in Africa & Asia and the Pacific

 

      

Signature of the agreement between UNWTO and Chimelong Group, May 2016

Advocating the Sustainable Development Goals, enhancing the quality of human capital, encouraging the tourism private sector to adhere to corporate social responsibility and exploiting the potential for cooperation on conducting research to deliver solutions and advance ideas in the field of wildlife conservation and sustainable tourism. These constitute the areas of work of the initiative on Wildlife Tourism resulting from the partnership signed between the Wolrd Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the Guangdong Chimelong Group.

The initiative, to be implemented between 2017 and 2019, represents a major milestone in the historical support of the private sector to the World Tourism Organization  and brings opportunities to cooperate with multiple stakeholders, including governments, civil society, private sector and the media. 

               COUNTRIES INVOLVED IN THE UNWTO/CHIMELONG PROGRAMME IN 2017 AND 2018