Official Rio+20 Side Event: Tourism for a Sustainable Future

Date

20 Junio 2012

Rio de Janeiro
Brasil

 

AGENDA

 

11:00 – 11:10     WELCOME REMARKS

H.E. Mr. Gastão Dias Vieira, Minister of Tourism of Brazil

 

11:10 – 11:15    INTRODUCTION

Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

 

11:15 – 12:00    DEBATE SESSION WITH PANELISTS

ModeratorMr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UNWTO

H.E. Mr. Allan Flores, Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica

H.E. Mr. Jean Max Rakotomamonjy, Minister of Tourism of Madagascar

H.E. Mr. Freddy Ehlers, Minister of Tourism of Ecuador

 

Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary General of UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Ms. Dho Young-Shim, Member of the UN MDG Advocacy Group & Chair of the ST-EP Foundation

Mr. Francesco Frangialli, President of the ST-EP Foundation; former UNWTO Secretary-General

Mr. Jorge Mezher, Subsecretary, Secretariat of Tourism of Mexico

Dr. Shahrazad Roohi, Environmental Advisor, The Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cultural Authority, United Arab Emirates

 

12:00-12:15 Interactive Q&A with the Audience

 

12:15-12:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Mr. Maurice Strong, Special advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations; former Secretary-General of the Earth Summit 1992

Presentation of the book Green Growth and Travelism

Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General, UNWTO

Mr. Geoffrey Lipman, Chair, Green Earth Travel

 

 

 

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Tourism For a Sustainable Future Agenda