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Russia to represent Europe in the Executive Council of UNWTO

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Russia to represent Europe in the Executive Council of UNWTO


13.09.2017

Luis García//wikimedia.orgRussia to represent Europe in the Executive Council of World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), TASS reports.

There are more than 150 countries in this UN organisation. Russian representatives are going to be part of its governing body and participate in taking crucial decisions from 2017 to 2021.

At the 22th UNWTO session of the General Assembly in Chengdu, China, Russia has received more than 50% of votes. Along with Azerbaijan, Greece, Lithuania, Romania and Russian representatives will protect interests of the Old World at UNWTO meetings.

It is noteworthy, that Russia did not participate in UNWTO for the last 6 years. Current participation will allow our country to propose many interesting regional projects and to take part in conceptual development of the touristic programs.

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