DESA Forum for Accessible Tourism and Sustainable Development for All

Americas, Tourism, September 18 2014

WASHINGTON, DC: Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in collaboration with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation and the Organization of American States (OAS) plans to organize a forum on “Accessible Tourism and Sustainable Development for All” on 17 November 2014 in Washington, DC.

The Forum will be held as part of the 2014 Global South-South Development Expo and work to promote accessible tourism as an effective means for poverty eradication, employment generation and social inclusion of persons with accessibility needs.

A call for nominations on initiatives (policies, projects and innovative solutions) that have proved successful in the promotion of the accessible tourism and sustainable development was sent earlier and will contribute to the discussions at the Forum.

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