Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica - 3 DaysMonday
The United Nations General Assembly on December 4, 2015 approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development The resolutions 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”.
Tourism greatly contributes to inclusive growth and jobs, representing around 10% of global GDP and one out of eleven jobs worldwide. This global conference aims to catalyze the potential of tourism´s contribution to the 2030 Agenda by strengthening partnerships for development
Organized in the context of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, this conference will bring together world leaders from the tourism industry along with governments and international development organizations to design an international road map for inclusive economic growth and social development via tourism.
Johannesburg, South Africa - 3 DaysMonday
UNEP FI is establishing Regional Roundtables to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community to come together locally to discuss the latest trends and innovations, and share good practice. 2017 marks UNEP FI’s 25th anniversary, and in this landmark year, our first ever Regional Roundtables will be the focus of our celebrations.
Please browse the tentative agenda, logistics information, opportunities to partner with UNEP FI at this event through sponsorship, as well as registration details.
We are looking forward to celebrating 25 years of sustainable finance!
Please note that some of the sessions and activities at the Roundtable are not open to all participants.
UNEP FI members are welcome to join all events throughout the three days, although some training / workshops may have limited space. More information will be published soon.