Inclusive Tourism at the South-South Development Expo 2014

he Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is planning to organize a Forum for Accessible Tourism and Sustainable Development for All on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 (tbc) to promote accessible tourism as an effective means for poverty eradication, employment generation and social inclusion of persons with accessibility needs.

DSPD is calling for nominations of initiatives (policies, projects and innovative solutions) that have proved successful in the promotion of the accessible tourism and sustainable development.  Interested Governmental authorities, UN agencies, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and private sector partners are encouraged to send nominations by filling an online nomination form at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/accessible-Tourism along with relevant supporting materials to ngo@un.org by August 30, 2014.

Due to the high volume of nominations, please be as concise as possible. More detailed information may be requested by DSPD after the first-round contact.

Please note the following:

1.        Each chosen participant will be allotted, a preassigned display space, free of charge for showcasing their organization's initiative during the Expo. 
2.        Chosen participants will be responsible for funding their travel, accommodation and any other costs incurred by participation in the  Expo and the DSPD Forum. 
3.        DSPD reserves the right to utilize the information provided in this nomination form in future promotional and information sharing initiatives. Submitting organizations will be appropriately credited for their work.

For more information, please visit: http://unsdn.org/?p=14890

Thank you very much for your support.

Best Regards, 

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Amine Lamrabat 
Civil Society and Outreach Unit (CSOU)
Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD)
Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
Secretariat Building, United Nations Headquarters
Room S-2937 (29th Floor)
New York, NY 10017
Tel: +1 (917) 367-9456
 
Fax: +1 (212) 963-3062
Website: 
http://social.un.org
Email: 
lamrabat@un.org

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