The UNWTO Course in Egypt on Tourism for Diplomats started on 3rd October

03 Oct 16
Cairo, Egypt



The UNWTO Course in Egypt on Tourism for Diplomats, organized by the World Tourism Organization, its UNWTO.Themis Foundation, the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, was inaugurated on 3rd October by H.E. Mr. Yehia Rashed, Minister of Tourism; H.E. Amb Heba Al Marassi, Director of the Institute of Diplomatic Studies; and Mr. Amr Abdel-Ghaffar, UNWTO Regional Director for the Middle East.  

The objective of this course is to provide participants with knowledge, skills, and a forum for discussion and reflection on Tourism so that, by the end of the course, diplomats will be able to carry out the duties of international tourism relations and tourism promotion.

These initiatives blend presentations with workshop activities: the former aim at promoting active learning through a calibrated mix of theory and practical examples, while the latter aim at actively involving participants in a collaborative process.