The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The resolution, adopted on 4 December, recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of an international year of sustainable tourism for development, in fostering better understanding among peoples everywhere, in leading to a greater awareness of the rich heritage of various civilizations and in bringing about a better appreciation of the inherent values of different cultures, thereby contributing to the strengthening of peace in the world.”
How can we unlock the potential of new media and technology to make the world a better place? How do we use digital tools to solve our greatest challenges and plan a brighter future by 2030?
From 22-24 September, the 2013 Social Good Summit will unite a dynamic community of global leaders to discuss these and other important questions. The event is the fourth in the series of annual gatherings whose purpose is to bring the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the public on a global scale. Continue reading
The United Nations Development Programme is celebrating International Youth Day 2012. Following the success of last year’s event, UNDP will host this annual commemoration on August 5th, 2012.
The event will include a roundtable discussion on the theme of the importance of partnerships between the private sector and the youth. Dignitaries will include Dr. Saad Al-Barrak, Dr. Taleb Ali, Mrs. Fareah Al-Saqqaf, Ms. Rana Al-Nibari, Mr. Khalid Al-Askar, Mr. Ahmed Al-Bader, Dr. Abdullah Al-Humaidi and, the United Nations Development Programme Deputy Resident Representative, Mr. Stein R. Hansen.
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