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SDG Academy Sustainable Cities MOOC, 31 May - 6 Sept 2017
This course examines how urban sustainability can be delivered: how cities function as systems of systems; how we can increase urban productivity and reduce urban poverty and inequality, enable urban inclusion and safety; provide universal basic services, housing and infrastructure; protect the urba
Free Talk: Restoring Pride, Renewing Communities, 25 May 2017
No matter where you live, there is something to love about the place you call home. Yet, the common narrative about small towns focuses on what is wrong or what needs to be fixed—vacant storefronts, political differences, young people moving away.
The Ocean Conference Side Event: EU Blue Growth Strategy, 8 June 2017
The Ocean Conference is the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development).
Virtual Summer School: ICTs for Sustainable Tourism, 14-25 August 2017, Hangzhou City, China
The 2017 Summer School of the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites, established at USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) is offered in collaboration with Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.
Mekong Tourism Forum, Luang Prabang, Laos, 6-9 June 2017
The Mekong Tourism Forum provides a cooperative platform for public and private sector stakeholders in the tourism industry to discuss the development, marketing and promotion of travel to, from and within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), and monitor sustainable and responsible tourism growth.
GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Washington DC, USA, 11-12 May 2017
The two-day intensive training class of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) is designed for tourism industry professionals interested in improving their sustainability skills and learning from best practices in sustainable tourism businesses and destinations.
Executive Development Institute for Tourism, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, 1-12 May 2017
The Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa provides professionals from the travel and tourism industry the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively in an environment of change and innovation.
GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 February 2017
The three-day intensive and interactive training program (13-15 Feb 2017, Bangkok, Thailand) is designed for travel and tourism industry professionals interested in learning about sustainability best practices for businesses and destinations.
Free Webinar: Sustainable Destination Management, 24 January 2017
Focused on practical steps to applying the GSTC Criteria for Destinations, this webinar, presented by the GSTC Brazil Country Representative Dr. D'Arcy Dornan, will share lessons from successful sustainable destination management examples in Brazil.
PATA Seminar on Youth and Entrepreneurship at WTM London, 8 November 2016
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) invites all PATA members and industry colleagues attending World Travel Market next month in London to join a special workshop that will examine the important role of youth in transforming travel and tourism.
PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum, 23-25 November 2016
Under the theme of "Designing a sustainable tourism brand – an integrative approach to building a responsible coastal destination," the New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 will tackle the topics of fair trade, living heritage communities, coastal and marine tourism, heritage trails and domest
By TrainingAid | September 29, 2016
GSTC Europe Regional Meeting, 23-24 November 2016
GSTC Europe Regional Meeting: Building Sustainability in European Tourism, Athens, Greece, 23-24 November 2016.
By TrainingAid | September 15, 2016
Responsible Tourism Events at ITB Asia, 19-21 October 2016
ITB Asia offers experts, practitioners and pioneers a great stage for responsible tourism topics to be discussed.
By TrainingAid | September 12, 2016
Sustainable and Smart Tourism Forum, Seoul, South Korea, 10-11 October 2016
The 2016 Sustainable & Smart Tourism Forum (SSTF) has been designed to offer a platform and a playground for gaining and sharing knowledge, skills and good practices around the world, in the fields of sustainable and smart tourism as well as smart cities.
Wildlife Tourism Conference, South Australia, 6-9 November 2016
The Wildlife Tourism Conference, to be held in Adelaide, South Australia from 6-9 November 2016, presents the theme, "Where the Wild Things Grow: leadership, partnerships and ethics in wildlife tourism".

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