World Tourism Alliance Xianghu Dialogue | Speech by: Ahmed Eiweida, Ph.D, World Bank Global Leader for Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
It is a great pleasure for me and the World Bank Group to address the WTA Xianghu Dialogue 2018 and jointly launch selected cases. We praise this conference, which puts a focus on poverty reduction and sustainable tourism.?As we heard today, sustainable tourism is important for development and poverty alleviation. The Dialogue is to share knowledge and experience.
WTA and the China Academy Release the Report on Global Tourism for Poverty Reduction at the Xianghu Dialogue
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Sharing cases and international cooperation help global poverty alleviation
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Poverty alleviation, development and peace through tourism
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