Extended Deadline for Application (20 May 2016): Capacity Building on Cultural Tourism Development in Asia and The Pacific Region

THE training on Cultural Tourism Development promotes the importance of cultural tourism in the global aim to achieve sustainable development. Participants of the training will gain knowledge on the complex relationship of culture and tourism, learn from experts in the field and from case studies from around the Asia-Pacific region, and explore the ways they can develop policies that integrate culture and sustainable practices for tourism development. UCLG ASPAC together with UNITAR CIFAL Jeju and Jeju Special Self-Governing Province call for application to join the Workshop from 28 June – 01 July 2016.

Learning Objectives
At the end of the workshop, through the action plan session, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand cultural tourism trends and policy development in the context of 2030 Sustainable
    Development Agenda
  • Utilize the lessons learned from the cases of cultural tourism policy implementation in the Asia-
    Pacific region and internationally for their action plans.
  • Have basic understanding of cultural tourism and deepen the ideas of sustainable practices for
    regional/city/local development through local people’s participation.
  • Share best practices of the community/local government-driven tourism projects and
    understand its economic impacts on the regional development.
  • Coordinate partnerships to effectively promote the benefits of cultural tourism policies with civil
    societies, government and local entrepreneurs.
Spearheaded by the ASPAC Culture Committee, UCLG ASPAC members are highly encouraged to apply in this first training on Cultural Tourism Development. The deadline submission for the workshop is extended until 20 May 2016.
Program and Application Form are downloadable at: here
For detail you can download the brief here