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21 January 2015 UNWTO Awards to recognize innovation and excellence in tourism
Tourism initiatives and scholars from around the world will once again be recognized for their outstanding contribution to the sector at the UNWTO Awards Ceremony to be held at the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR) in Madrid, Spain, on 28 January 2015.
14 January 2015 UN General Assembly: Sustainable tourism is a tool for poverty reduction and environmental protection
A milestone resolution recognizing the contribution of sustainable tourism to poverty eradication, community development and the protection of biodiversity has been adopted by consensus by the United Nations General Assembly.
24 November 2014 ST-EP Project Helped Enhance and Diversify Cultural Tourism in Tanzania
21 November 2014 Support for Development of Inclusive Markets in Tourism in Uganda
18 November 2014 UNWTO Receives Award for Supporting Uganda Tourism
30 October 2014 Project Formulation Mission for the Strategic Plan for Tourism Development in Cabo Verde
24 October 2014 UN Day: Celebrating the UN Charter while recalling existing challenges
Every 24 October, UN Day is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the United Nations while recalling the immense challenges that remain pending on the international agenda. UNWTO, the only United Nations agency with its permanent headquarters in Spain, celebrated the occasion together with the 13 other UN entities in the country in an event hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain, José Manuel García-Margallo. 
17 October 2014 Review of Star-grading System and Accommodation and Restaurant Sector in Côte d’Ivoire
15 October 2014 Review of Tourism Growth and Development Strategy for Namibia
10 October 2014 Uganda Launches Tourism Development Master Plan on World Tourism Day