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UNWTO launches an online Platform to Achieve SDGs through Tourism

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As stated in the UNWTO press release

The online tool is designed to advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through tourism and was developed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). is a co-creation space that allows users to access a wide range of resources, add their own initiatives, findings, and projects, motivate discussion and collaboration, and share content related to tourism and sustainable development.

The platform was launched during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development ‘Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies’ (New York, 9-18 July) during an event co-hosted by UNWTO and the One Planet network.

The ‘Tourism for SDGs platform is aimed at policymakers, international organizations, academia, donors, companies and all tourism stakeholders and encourages them to engage in SDG implementation strategies. The platform’s three main features, Learn, Share and Act, are also calls for action, conversation and collaboration towards a sustainable tourism sector.

Tourism for SDGS Platform – Introduction video

How does the SDGS Platform work?

The platform’s three main features: Learn, Share and Act are calling for action, conversation and collaboration towards a sustainable tourism sector. What can you do to get started on the platform?
1# read tourism for SDG’s content

After that, you can start using the platform to learn about

After learning from others you can also add and share your own content, I am going to add soon my experience and my contribution in particular through Slow Lake Como.

In the end, you can choose how to act, in case you are not acting already or you can change and modify your acts.

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