The Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism is a global initiative launched in 2011 to inject sustainability principles into the mainstream of tourism policies, development, and operations. The Coordinating Office is hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry, and Economics (UNEP-DTIE).
UNDP has developed several projects and programmes dedicated to promote sustainable tourism. During the Summer School we will discover thanks to Massimiliano Riva how the UNDP has introduced project management methodologies in order to reduce risk or failure
Opportunities from the European Investment Bank for the tourism sector. The EIB furthers the objectives of the European Union by making long-term finance available for sound investment. Brian Field, Urban Planning and Development Adviser will represent the Institution during the Summer School.
APMG-International is a leading Examination Institute which accredits training and consulting organizations, and manages certification schemes for professionals.
Since 1998 the Euromed Heritage regional programme has committed a total of 57 million euros to fund partnerships between conservation experts and heritage institutions from the countries of the Mediterranean region.
Community Based Tourism International Research for Development Center (CBT-IRDC) The Community Based Tourism – International Research for Development Center (CBT-IRDC) is an Asian regional knowledge center. John Hummel will explain lessons learned from the SNV tourism programme.
EUROPARC Federation currently represents some 400 members. These include protected areas, governmental departments, NGO’s and businesses in 35 countries, who themselves manage the green jewels of Europe’s land, sea, mountains, forests, rivers and cultural heritage.
GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ is currently implementing some 50 projects with a sustainable tourism component.
The European Commission works for a better sustainable and competitive tourism through a specific unit. Cinzia de Marzo will represent the European institution and will talk about the European Tourism Indicators System.
Federturismo Confindustria, the national travel and tourism Federation, represents the companies operating in the different areas of the tourism industry. It belongs to the Confindustria system and currently includes 22 sector associations, 10 company members (directly associated) and several local associations.
Genuineland, the European Network of Village Tourism is a Interreg IIIC project. Apolonia Rodrigues, will show experiences in Destination Management focusing on an integrated view through Dark Sky Alqueva, a Starlight Tourism Destination.
A community of Responsible Tourism Practitioners in business, government, NGOs, conservation and heritage. The International Centre for Responsible Tourism ICRT is for Responsible Tourism. Their work focuses on the principles of the Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations.
NECSTouR is the Network of European Region for a Sustainable and Competitive Tourism gathering Tourism Regional Authorities associated to representatives of the academic and business sectors.
Ugo Morelli, from the University of Bergamo will do a presentation in which we will learn more about the Aura of Power, Leadership, Authority and Participation.
The University of Sannio (Università degli Studi del Sannio) is part of the board organising this first International Summer School on Project Mangement. Maria Rosa Napolitano and Filippo Bencardino will participate at the offcial opening.
Dr Andrew Jones & Dr Sivlio De Bono from the University of Malta will present “Conceptualising and aligning leadership style to successful performance in sustainable tourism”. The University of Malta has widely experienci in tourism management.
L’Università degli Studi di Napoli, Federico II will also be present during the Summer School. On the 11th July Stefano Consiglio will offer a presentation called “Angels for Travellers”, an effective community based tourism best practice.
Tezpur University, in India, will be represented by Dr Tridib R. Sarma. The talk will turn around the following case study: A Case for Unsoiled and Hygienic Tourist Destinations in the Hills of NorthEast India.
University of Paris 1 – Pantheon Sorbonne, France
Why do sustainable tourism projects fail or succeed?
BEST-Sabel-Hochschule Berlin, Germany will present the role of NGOs in the successful implementation of sustainable tourism projects. Carolin Stamm will be the representative of this “special place to study” with large experience in tourism.
Finally and obviuosly we will count with the presenceof l’Università Suor Orsola Benincasa, the hosting organisation. Thank you very much for all your support!