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8 December 2016 VISITE OFFICELLE DE MONSIEUR TALEB RIFAI, SECRÉTAIRE GÉNÉRAL DE L’OMT AU CAMEROUN DU 20 AU 22 NOVEMBRE 2016, À L’OCCASION DE LA COUPE D’AFRIQUE DES NATIONS FÉMININE DE FOOTBALL (CAN 2016)
5 December 2016 International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector
Only few weeks ahead of the official launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, set to take place on the 18 of January 2017 in Madrid, Spain, representatives from various tourism industries and beyond have joined UNWTO to support the celebrations of this important event. 
2 December 2016 Bourses d’études
2 December 2016 Les ministres africains du tourisme ont effectué une visite à l’Organisation mondiale du tourisme
2 December 2016 Le carnaval de Bissau
2 December 2016 Un atelier régional a été organisé en Éthiopie sur la question de la qualité concernant le développement des produits dans les destinations touristiques
2 December 2016 L’édition 2017 d’INVESTOUR se concentre sur la technologie et le développement des produits touristiques
17 November 2016 UNWTO supports Sudan´s Tourism Development
UNWTO Secretary General, Taleb Rifai, has expressed the commitment of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to support Sudan’s tourism development during his recent official visit to Sudan. The visit coincided with a three-day regional executive training on crisis communication in tourism organized by UNWTO and the UNWTO.Themis Foundation (Khartoum, Sudan, 15-17 November, 2016).  
14 November 2016 UNWTO Regional Executive Training Course on Crisis Communication in Tourism
14 November 2016 African Tourism Ministers adopt African Charter on Sustainable and Responsible Tourism
African Ministers of Tourism and heads of delegation along with UNWTO officials assembled in Marrakech in the framework of the 22nd Session of the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP22) to adopt the first African Charter on Sustainable and Responsible Tourism and sign the Declaration on ‘Tourism and Climate Issues in Africa’. Both documents pave the way for the implementation of sustainability and responsibility principles in the tourism sector in Africa. The meeting was held in Marrakech on 10 November 2016.