UNWTO Institutional Relations and Resource Mobilization (IRRM) Programme assists in developing partnerships and alliances, cooperating with the United Nations (UN) institutions, as well as other international and regional organizations, and operationalizing a resource mobilization strategy.

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04 Aug 15
Press Release
UNWTO welcomes China’s decision to make tourism a tool to fight poverty
In a recent meeting with Chinese tourism authorities, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, welcomed China’s continued recognition of tourism as an effective development tool as well as its special...
15 Jul 15
Press Release
UNWTO calls for higher financing for tourism in development cooperation
Tourism’s underrepresentation in international financing for development flows remains a critical hurdle to overcome in order to fully deploy its development potential. Despite being a high impact...
16 Apr 15
Press Release
Global Travel & Tourism leaders set landmark agenda for growth
Launched at the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit in Madrid “Powering Travel & Tourism into the Next Decade: An Agenda for Growth and Development”, is a landmark manifesto setting...
15 Apr 15
Press Release
Exports from international tourism rise to US$ 1.5 trillion in 2014
Receipts from international visitors spending on accommodation, food and drink, entertainment, shopping and other services and goods reached an estimated US$ 1,245 billion (euro 937 billion) in 2014...
08 Mar 15
Press Release
International Women’s Day: Tourism sector can do more to step it up on gender equality
The UNWTO/UN Women Global Report on Women in Tourism shows that tourism can offer significant opportunities to narrow the gender gap in employment and entrepreneurship as women are nearly...