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Tourism businesses and destinations are committed to the sustainable energy agenda but need the support of the energy sector and governments to move forward, said leading experts from the aviation, ac
Seychelles Vice President Danny Faure has addressed the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York where he has laid out Seychelles' intention to bid for a non-permanent seat in 2
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – The government of Pakistan appears to be perturbed with the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances that has completed its preliminary findings o
BRUSSELS/HAWAII – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) joined the global movement to make happiness and wellbeing a critical part of the Rio+20 green growth agenda during the “high
The Board of Directors of the Seychelles Tourism Board, acting on Seychelles President James Michel’s message for World Tourism Day 2011, has adopted and pledged its commitment to the Global Code of
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The United Nations has launched its Rapid Response Plan in Pakistan on the appeal made by the President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, but disaster management circles and e
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of Pakistan Dr.
Following the terrorist attack on the United Nations headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, last Friday, President Michel has sent a letter to the UN Secretary General, Mr.
A United Nations-convened meeting to discuss ways to boost food security in the drought-prone Horn of Africa got under way in Rome today, as humanitarian agencies step up their response to cholera and
Cereal prices dropped slightly in the world markets in June, but were still 71 per cent higher than a year ago, with the fall attributable to improved weather conditions in Europe and the lifting of R
The United Nations human rights chief said today she deeply regrets the execution in the United States of Mexican national Humberto Leal García, stating that it is a breach of Washington’s obligati
The potential of tourism in contributing to lift people out of poverty is increasingly acknowledged and is supported by the growing relevance of the sector for poor countries.
Tourism is increasingly a major, if not the main, source of growth, employment, income, and revenue for many of the world’s developing countries.
While the people of Seychelles, as well as tourists, cajoled in the 2011 Seychelles carnival, a message was also very clear to the crowd that they must join the world in fighting against hunger.
NEW YORK - AJC is urging the President of the UN General Assembly to reconsider his decision to sponsor the screening of "Miral," a new film about a young Palestinian and her view of the conflict with
Experts from the private sector, opinion leaders, and government representatives from within and outside the tourism sector will examine the state of global tourism at the upcoming Global Tourism Foru
Relief Riders International is pleased to announce the expansion of its award-winning humanitarian travel program to Turkey.
The San Pedro-based WW2 merchant ship, the SS Lane Victory, played a significant part in a now long ago battle – the Korean War.
Last year was full of “big events” for public health, including the launch of a new meningitis vaccine and an aggressive new strategy for polio eradication, the head of the United Nations health a
The United Nations agency mandated to defend freedom of expression and press freedom today called for improved safety for journalists and other media professionals working in areas of conflict or soci
The United Nations climate change chief today on countries to follow up on the recent conference in Cancún with higher global emissions cuts and the rapid launch of new institutions and funds.
Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders made more progress today on economic issues and exchanged further ideas on governance and power sharing in United Nations-sponsored talks aimed at reunifying
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