The International Institute For Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) is hosting the 1st IIPT European Conference from 21-24 October 2008 in the Netherlands.
The conference is aimed at building on, expanding, and leveraging current North–South, and South–South initiatives towards sustainable tourism development, poverty reduction, and societal betterment.
The conference will also provide a forum for governments, private enterprise, donor agencies, foundations and NGOs to debate and reach consensus on more effective models of achieving North–South and South–South collaboration towards sustainable tourism development, poverty reduction, and societal betterment.
Gaining greater leverage from North – South initiatives including the roles of donor agencies, foundations, and NGOs
South–South initiatives in sustainable tourism development
Innovative initiatives within developing countries
Innovative private sector initiatives
Recent developments in micro-enterprise
Volunteer tourism, philanthropic tourism, fair trade tourism
Knowledge transfer and the contribution of technology to sustainable tourism development
The role of culture and sport
Role of the media
Dates: 21-24 October 2008
Theme: Bridging the North–South Divide through sustainable tourism development
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