• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersSpain
  • Founded1975

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.  UNWTO encourages the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, to maximize tourism’s socio-economic contribution while minimizing its possible negative impacts, and is committed to promoting tourism as an instrument in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), geared towards reducing poverty and fostering sustainable development worldwide. UNWTO generates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable tourism policies and instruments, fosters tourism education and training, and works to make tourism an effective tool for development through technical assistance projects in over 100 countries around the world.  UNWTO’s membership includes 156 countries, 6 Associate Members and over500 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

2Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Paralegal Officer
    Switzerland
  • Regional Project Associate
    Spain

Staff at United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have experience in

Sectors

  • tourism
  • development
  • legislation / regulations
  • market research
  • climate change

Funders

  • ec
  • goal global
  • commonwealth secretariat
  • world bank group

Countries

  • united states
  • egypt
  • belize
  • jordan
  • rwanda

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • Spain (headquarters)
  • Madrid
  • Poeta Joan Maragall 42