IIPT Interactive World Symposium
February 16-19, 2015
Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations Through Tourism, Culture and Sport
The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is pleased to invite your participation in the IIPT Interactive World Symposium Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations Through Tourism, Culture and Sport.
Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, adjacent to Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
February 16-19, 2015
Join us in honoring the legacies of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.And Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the African Union, 20 years of South African Democracy and 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Legislation in the United StatesBuilding bridges of tourism, friendship and peace throughout the world and dedicating cities, towns and villages to PeaceGoals of Symposium:To identify strategies and best practice in cultivating productive, sustainable, peaceful and welcoming communities through tourism, culture and sport;To share experiences and insights in identifying the potential roles of tourism, culture and sport in reconciliation and socio-economic re-development of countries that have experienced conflict with the aim of building sustainable and peaceful nations.Join with delegates and experts from around the world with a keen interest in communities, sustainable development and peace. Join with us in building bridges of tourism, friendship and peace between Africa, Asia, North America and other regions of the world.
The highly interactive Symposium will bring together senior executives from both the public and private sectors of tourism, Ministers of Tourism, senior officials of UN Agencies, the UN World Tourism Organization, other international organizations, and NGO’s, as well as policy makers, educators, leading practitioners, entrepreneurs, future leaders of the industry, and senior representatives from the fields of culture, sport, environment and economic development.