The UNWTO Technical Cooperation and Services dedicates itself to meet the specific needs of the Member States and to support them in their efforts to develop and promote the tourism industry as an engine for socio-economic growth and poverty alleviation through the creation of employment.

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Press Release
02 Mar 18
Credible Sustainable Tourism Measurement for Improved Decision-Making
Making tourism statistics a strategic value proposition for Member states is a priority for UNWTO. The Measuring Sustainable Tourism initiative is a response to persistent requests from member states...
27 Feb 18
Human Resource Development and SME Development in Inhamabane, Mozambique
Over the course of a decade and within the framework of the ST-EP Initiative, UNWTO implemented various project activities in Inhambane, Mozambique, aimed at enhancing the local economic...
26 Feb 18
Two ST-EP Projects Successfully Completed in Timor-Leste
Two projects within the framework of the ST-EP initiative were implemented in Timor-Leste over the course of the past five years, and have now been successfully completed. The projects could be...
Press Release
20 Feb 18
Botswana launches updated Tourism Satellite Account with the support of UNWTO
The project funded by Peace Parks Foundation, the implementing agency of the Kavango Zambezi Trans-Frontier Conservation Area Programme (KAZA), funded by the German Development Bank, had four...
07 Nov 17
UNWTO implements the first two of a series of training seminars on tourism and biodiversity in West and Central Africa (June and July 2017)
With the rapid growth of the tourism sector in West and Central Africa, tourism has become an important pillar for local economies. Challenges in preserving the biodiversity in an appropriate manner...