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AVIATION, TOURISM & CHILDREN’S RIGHTS: A GLOBAL EMERGENCY, Statement of the Tourism Advocacy and Action Forum (TAAF), prepared by the International Support Centre for Sustainable Tourism, December 2015

World Tourism Day, 27 September 2015: THE BITTER IRONY OF “1 BILLION TOURISTS – 1 BILLION OPPORTUNITIES
Statement of the Tourism Advocacy and Action Forum (TAAF) prepared by the Tourism Investigation & Monitoring Team

ANNOUNCEMENT: THE BIRTH OF THE TOURISM ADVOCACY AND ACTION FORUM
A group of individual tourism activists and representatives of civil society groups from six continents, gathered in Istanbul from 28 to 30 August 2014 to discuss human rights, social justice and sustainability concerns in tourism. The outcome of the meeting was the foundation of the Tourism Advocacy and Action Forum as a first step to rebuild an international network and forum for courageous dialogue on tourism impacts and to develop a proactive global tourism advocacy and action platform.
If you endorse TAAF's Istanbul Statement and you are interested in receiving regular information from TAAF, please email the TAAF Secretariat, c/o Equations, at info(at)equitabletourism.org and/or tim-team at timteam02(at)yahoo.com.
Special Report from Istanbul: Probing the 3rd Airport Project vis-a-vis Life, Nature, Environment and People
by Cihan Uzunçarsili Baysal / KOS Medya, February 2016


International women's Day 2015: The precarious situation of women needs consideration in Beijing-plus-20 deliberations
by Albertina Almeida & Anita Pleumarom


Tourism & Biodiversity: A Critical Moment, by Alison Johnston, submitted by the International Support Centre for Sustainable Tourism (Canada),Tourism Investigation & Monitoring Team (Thailand), and Third World Network (Malaysia) on occasion of the 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) in Pyeongchang, South Korea, 6 to 17 October 2014.

TAAF message to the World Tourism Organization:
WORLD TOURISM DAY, 27 September 2014 - An Occasion to Evaluate Promises of Community Development

(27 September 2014)


Open Letter to CBD Parties and Secretariat on Tourism and Biodiversity
(24 June 2014)


'Tourism and Water: Make the Human Right to Water a Reality!' A Message to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to mark World Tourism Day 2013, by the Tourism Investigation & Monitoring Team, with support of the International Support Centre for Sustainable Tourism (ISCST), Vancouver/Canada (Sept. 2013)
(Sept 2013)


'Water, Water Everywhere... but soon, not a clean drop to drink', Report on the development and destruction of the Riviera Maya, by Nancy de Rosa, director of SAVE, A.C/Mexico, March 2013.
(Mar 2013)


Tourism: Let’s put it back on the Radar - Bringing ethics & conscience back to the CBD process on tourism
by Alison Johnston (Oct 2012)


NO TO FALSE ENERGY SOLUTIONS! STOP POWERING UNSUSTAINABLE TOURISM!
Statement on occasion of World Tourism Day 2012 (Sept 2012)


Tourism: The Future Our Children Want' by Alison Johnston
by Alison M. Johnston (June 2012)


Disappearing destinations: climate change and future challenges for coastal tourism
A book reviewed by Anita Pleumarom (April 2011)


Tourism feels the heat of global warming

'Our world is not for sale!' - The disturbing implications of privatization in the tourism trade [MS-Word]

UK successful in stopping travel to Burma

Asian suppliers feel bullied by European tour operator

The political economy of tourism liberalization, gender and GATS

Caribbean/Barbados tourism liberalization

Capitalizing on political events - the world of opportunities

The hidden costs of the 'new' tourisms - A focus on biopiracy (A. Pleumarom)

Foreign takeover of Thailand's tourism industry - the other face of liberalisation (A. Pleumarom)

Eco-tourism: An ecological and economic trap for third world countries (A. Pleumarom)

A sustainable world through prostitution (A. Pleumarom)

Tourism, globalisation and sustainable development (A. Pleumarom)

Globalisation and tourism: Deadly mix for indigenous peoples (Raymond de Chavez)

The rise and fall of South-East Asian tourism (A. Pleumarom)

Tourism killing world's eighth wonder (M. Malanes)

 


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