1st IIPT European Conference

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.

Sub-themes:

  • 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

Location: Netherlands

Theme:  Bridging the North–South Divide through sustainable tourism development

Registrations: Click Here.

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Event Start Date: 
Tuesday, 21 October, 2008
Event End Date: 
Friday, 24 October, 2008
Event Venue: 
Netherlands
Event Type: 
Conference

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