Human Rights in Tourism

ITALY - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (FARNESINA) - Italian Development Cooperation

Donor: 
Bilateral
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Education in Tourism
Gender in Tourism
Social inclusion and Poverty reduction in Tourism
Sustainability of natural resources in Tourism
Intro text: 
The Foreign Ministry is responsible for the State’s functions, tasks and duties in matters concerning Italy’s political, economic, social and cultural relations with other countries. The main sectors where the Italian Development Cooperation works: • International relations, especially establishing closer relations with the emerging economies, enhancing Italy’s contribution to international security and contributing to the country’s energy security; • Representing the Italian position in the European integration process, in implementing the European Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), and in the European Union’s external political and economic relations; • Support for enterprise, economic-commercial questions, promoting the “Made in Italy” brand and supporting Italian businesses abroad; • Promoting the Italian language and culture abroad, through Italian schools, scholarships and grants for foreign citizens, language courses organised by the Italian Cultural Institutes, and archaeological missions; • Support and services for Italians abroad through the consular register office, assistance and protection for residents and tourists, intervention in emergencies, consular services, help for Italian prisoners abroad and assistance in cases involving international child abduction; • Entry visas to Italy; • Development Cooperation with the double objective of ensuring that human rights are protected and fostering the economic growth of all peoples; • Communication and information for the institutions, the media and citizens: information is provided by the political leadership, the Press and Institutional Communication Service and the Office for Relations with the Public.

Official website

http://www.cooperazioneallosviluppo.esteri.it/pdgcs/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11619:home-inglese&catid=2:uncategorised&Itemid=578

 

Who can apply?

JAPAN - Japan International Cooperation Agency

Donor: 
Bilateral
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Intro text: 
Vision: Inclusive and Dynamic Development, total ODA = 11.8 bio US $, Technical cooperation in 2013 = 177.3 bio Yen (= 1.4 bio US $) (Business and tourism = 2,7% = 4.8 bio Yen).

Official website

http://www.jica.go.jp/english/index.html

Who can apply?

countries eligible for receiving ODA; does not currently have a program of financial assistance for projects carried out by local/international NGOs, NPOs and individuals.

Objective and activities

SPAIN - Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation - Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)

Donor: 
Bilateral
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Policy and Governance in Tourism
Social inclusion and Poverty reduction in Tourism
Sustainability of natural resources in Tourism
Intro text: 
The Agency of the Spanish Cooperation (AECID) is the principal management body of the Spanish Cooperation, oriented towards the fight against poverty and the sustainable human development. The total ODA in 2013 was of USD 2.2 billion (o.16 % of GINI)

Official website

http://www.aecid.es/EN

Who can apply?

NGO’s, business sector, international organizations, partner countries, EU

Objectives and activities

Switzerland - Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

Donor: 
Bilateral
Geographical focus: 
Europe
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Human Rights in Tourism
Intro text: 
In operating with other federal offices concerned, SDC is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation with Eastern Europe, as well as for the humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation. Through its bilateral programmes Switzerland stays in contact with local realities and maintains direct control and visibility, often strengthened by the commitment of Swiss personnel. The experiences and observations gained on the ground influence the standpoints Switzerland takes within the international organisations, creating a synergy between its bilateral and multilateral commitments. Switzerland also manages its own humanitarian programmes, always maintaining close relationships with the multilateral humanitarian institutions. Total ODA in 2014 was USD 3.5 billion, which represents 0.49% of GNI.

Official website

https://www.eda.admin.ch/sdc

Who can apply?

Priority countries, Swiss NGOs.

Objectives and activities

The nine thematic areas of the development cooperation are:

New Zealand – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Donor: 
Bilateral
Geographical focus: 
East Asia and the Pacific
South Asia
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Human Rights in Tourism
Policy and Governance in Tourism
Social inclusion and Poverty reduction in Tourism
Intro text: 
The New Zealand Aid Programme is the New Zealand Government's international aid and development programme. Its mission is to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world. It is managed by development specialists in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. To deliver its mission, the aid programme focuses on applying New Zealand's strengths and expertise in development contexts, has clear priorities, and works in partnerships. The New Zealand Aid Programme has several priority themes:  Improve economic well-being;  Improve human development outcomes;  Improve resilience and recovery from emergencies;  Improve governance, security and conditions for peace;  Making development effective;  Policy Coherence for Development; and  International Goals. Total ODA in 2014 was USD 502 million, which represents 0.27% of GNI.

Official website

http://www.aid.govt.nz/funding-and-contracts/nz-partnerships-international-development-fund

Geographic focus

Pacific

Who can apply?

United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (UNPBF)

Donor: 
United Nations
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Human Rights in Tourism
Intro text: 
The Fund was established in October 2006 for post-conflict peacebuilding initiatives. The PBF constitutes an essential component of the enhanced UN architecture to provide for a more sustained engagement in support of countries emerging from conflict and will support peacebuilding activities which directly contribute to post-conflict stabilization and strengthen the capacity of Governments, national/local institutions and transitional or other relevant authorities.

Official website

http://www.unpbf.org/

Who can apply?

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Fund

Donor: 
United Nations
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Education in Tourism
Employment, decent work and capacity building in Tourism
Gender in Tourism
Human Rights in Tourism
Policy and Governance in Tourism
Tourism and Culture
Sustainability of natural resources in Tourism
Intro text: 
The SDG Fund was established in 2014 as a joint initiative of UNDP and the Spanish Development cooperation agency as a new cooperation mechanism that supports integrated and multidimensional joint programmes. It looks to the MDG Achievement Fund, its precursor, as a basis for what works. With a total contribution of USD 900 million, the MDG-F financed 130 joint programmes in 50 countries around the world, in 8 areas: Children, food security and nutrition, gender equality and women’s empowerment, environment and climate change; youth employment and migration; democratic economic governance; development and the private sector; conflict prevention and peace building, culture and development.

Official website

http://www.sdgfund.org/

Who can apply?

Central Emergency Trust Fund

Donor: 
United Nations
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Human Rights in Tourism
Intro text: 
The UN General Assembly established CERF on 15 December 2005 to update the Central Emergency Revolving Fund. It was launched in March 2006. OCHA Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) is one of the fastest and most effective ways to support rapid humanitarian response for people affected by natural disasters and armed-conflict.

Official website

http://www.unocha.org/cerf/

Who can apply?

CERF Funding is available to UN agencies, funds and programme, and the International Organization for Migration. NGO’s also receive funding when they carry out work for recipient organizations.

UN-WB Facility and Conflict Partnership Trust Fund

Donor: 
United Nations
Geographical focus: 
Global
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Human Rights in Tourism
Intro text: 
The United Nations-World Bank Fragility and Conflict Partnership Trust Fund is a multi-country, multi-donor trust fund that supports partnership activities, fostering a closer relationship between the United Nations (UN) and the World Bank (WB) to promote a more effective and sustainable international response in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCS).

Official website

http://bit.ly/1QjPyvr

Who can apply?