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Uzbekistan hosting UNWTO meeting in Samarkand from tomorrow

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Uzbekistan hosting UNWTO meeting in Samarkand from tomorrow

 

Samarkand, Uzbekistan: The ninety-ninth session of UNWTO will start tomorrow in Samarkand Uzbekistan. An opening ceremony, followed by a welcome dinner, is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 1 October, at 19:00, at the Registan Plaza hotel. The working sessions of the Council will take place at the Samarkand Reception House.
Issues to be discussed during the Ninety-ninth Session of UNWTO
– International tourism in 2014 and prospects for 2015
– Mainstreaming tourism in the global agenda
– Implementation of the general programme of work for 2014-2015
– Implementation of the general programme of work for 2014-2015, Addendum
– Preparation of the general programme of work for 2016-2017
– UNWTO activities in the United Nations system
– World Tourism Day 2014
– Report of the Working Group on Official Development Assistance
– Report of the Programme and Budget Committee (Programme part)
– Financial situation of the Organization
– Application of Article 34 of the Statutes and paragraph 13 of the Financing Rules
– IPSAS progress report: UNWTO restated Statement of Financial Position compliant with IPSAS as at 1 January 2014
– Information and communication technologies at the Secretariat
– Joint Inspection Unit recommendations in the context of the White Paper
– New membership
– Report of the Programme and Budget Committee (Budget part)
– Report of the Chair of the Affiliate Members
– Report of the Committee for the Review of Applications for Affiliate Membership
– Proposal of the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan: “Prevention of Promotion of Conflict Zones as Tourism Destinations and Using Tourism for Illegal Purposes”
– Thematic discussion: “Tourism and Culture: Creating New Partnership Models

The 99th Session being held in Samarkand have attracted not only UNWTO states delegations rather a number of travel writers, international journalists and professional have already gathered in Samarkand to attend or cover this event. During the upcoming session, member-states will debate extensive agenda of UNWTO, related both to technical issues of the organization, and the prospects of development of tourism in the world. The session will also assist the tourism industry professionals to exchange views, hold discussions and make contacts. From this perspective, the event seems to be very important for Uzbekistan as well as international tourism industry.
The decision to hold 99 session of the UNWTO in Samarkand was taken in the framework of the 98th session, held in the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela in June this year.

Uzbekistan hosting UNWTO meeting in Samarkand from tomorrow

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Asad Haroon
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