Tourism Forum Highlights the Need for the Sector to Respond to Climate Change
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24 October 2008: The Sixth International Tourism Forum for Parliamentarians and Local Authorities convened in Cebu, Philippines, from 22-24 October 2008.

Attendees considered how ‎‎national and local governments could respond to the current economic downturn and maintain their commitments to sustainability goals.

The Cebu Declaration, the unanimous outcome of the Forum, inter alia, encourages, “Parliaments […]

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO/OMT) 24 October 2008: The Sixth International Tourism Forum for
Parliamentarians and Local Authorities convened in Cebu, Philippines, from
22-24 October 2008. Attendees considered how ‎‎national and local governments could
respond to the current economic downturn and maintain their commitments to
sustainability goals.

The Cebu Declaration, the unanimous outcome of the
Forum, inter alia, encourages, “Parliaments and Local Authorities to consider
the implementation of the recommendations of the Davos Declaration and to set
up appropriate programmes and projects that will enable their tourism sector to
respond to the global challenges of climate change.” [UNWTO
Press Release
]

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