ECOSOC: Culture and the Millennium Development Goals

Through the Culturelink network, I found an interesting note on the role of Culture in achieving the Millennium Development Goals. "During the July session of the ECOSOC (UN Economic and Social Council) Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, participated in the High-level Segment under the title Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) and the Potential of … Continue reading ECOSOC: Culture and the Millennium Development Goals

UNESCO – Cultural Tourism definition

To create a discerning type of tourism that takes account of other people’s cultures http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=36700&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html It is a well-known fact that tourism can be a deadly foe as much as a firm friend in the matter of development. Considering the economic might of the tourist industry—now regarded as the biggest in the world ahead of … Continue reading UNESCO – Cultural Tourism definition