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International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017

General Assembly in its resolution decides to proclaim the year 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

The resolution encourages all States, the United Nations system and all other actors to take advantage of the International Year to promote actions at all levels, including through international cooperation, and to support sustainable tourism as a means of promoting and accelerating sustainable development, especially poverty eradication. 

It also delegated the World Tourism Organization to facilitate the organization and implementation of the International Year.

More details can be found at 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development official website!