2030 Agenda

Agenda 2030 and Tourism

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Sustainable tourism is mentioned a total of four times in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The explicit mention of the sector not only emphasises its global importance, but at the same time commits it to fundamentally changing the tourism model that is so widespread today.

Transforming Tourism

Tourismuswende Agenda 2030
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In the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development UN member states express their commitment to the objective of making the world more just and more sustainable in the next 15 years. A fundamental transformation towards sustainable ways of living and sustainable economic activities is needed in all social, economic and political spheres – including tourism. Tourism has played a part in causing the global problems we are facing today while at the same time having the potential to significantly contribute to solutions.

Tourism Destinations between Dumping and Sustainable Development

Sustainable tourism should help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as stipulated in the 2030 Agenda. However, the sector is far from a sustainable path. In a commentary, Nina Sahdeva shows that tourism is a volatile business. After terrorist attacks, Kenya, Egypt, Tunisia …

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