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SKÅL INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL AFFILIATION

MOU between Skål International and the UNWTO signed on 21 July 2014.

The UNEP is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

  • Cooperation with the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) since 1994. The IIPT is a not for profit organization dedicated to fostering and facilitating tourism initiatives which contribute to international understanding and cooperation, an improved quality of environment, the preservation of heritage, and through these initiatives, helping to bring about a peaceful and sustainable world. 

Skål International and IIPT, each recognizing that tourism can be a vital force in nurturing a peaceful world, have come together as partners for a series of projects the first and foremost of which is the IIPT/ Skål Peace Cities, Towns and Villages project launched in 2013 with the aim of promoting peace from the village, town and city on up to the nation state.

  • Member of the Board of The Code since 2008. The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism is an industry-driven initiative with the mission to provide awareness, tools and support to the tourism industry to prevent the sexual exploitation of children. www.thecode.orgMOU between Skål International and The Code was signed on 9 March 2018.

  • Skål International is a supporter of ECPAT International since 2005. ECPAT is a global network dedicated to protecting children.

 

  • MOU between Skål International and Sustainable Travel International (STI) signed on 26 March 2015. As part of the MOU Skål International has endorsed 10 MILLION BETTER, a new campaign aimed at protecting the resources on which travel and tourism depends. 

  • Founded in 1951, PATA is a not-for-profit membership association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its member organisations, comprising 98 government, state and city tourism bodies, 19 international airlines and airports, 91 hospitality organisations and 70 educational institutions, as well as over a hundred young tourism professional (YTP) members across the world. The PATA network also embraces the grassroots activism our 36 Chapters and 20 Student Chapters across the world. Thousands of travel professionals belong to the 36 local PATA chapters worldwide, while hundreds of students are members of the 20 PATA student chapters globally. The chapters and student chapters organise travel industry training and business development events. Their grassroots activism underpins PATA’s membership inUniting Travel, a coalition of the world’s major Travel & Tourism organisations dedicated to ensuring that the sector speaks with one voice and acts in unison on the major issues and includes ACI, CLIA, IATA, ICAO, WEF, UNWTO and the WTTC. The PATAmPOWER platform delivers unrivalled data, forecasts and insights from the PATA Strategic Intelligence Centre to members' desktops and mobile devices anywhere in the world. PATA's Head Office has been in Bangkok since 1998. The Association also has official offices or representation in Beijing and London. Visit www.PATA.org.

MOU between Skål International and PATA