This CREST/UN Environment forum is designed to showcase the importance of the UN’s declaration of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. This invitation-only, day-long event is taking place on World Tourism Day, September 27, 2017, at the UN Foundation in Washington, DC.

The event features panels covering the five key areas identified by the UNWTO for this international year. Each one-hour panel will be moderated by a well-known journalist and include two presenters giving exemplary and inspiring case studies. In their 8-10 minute talks, presenters will show short videos of their work and will reflect on both their successes and challenges. Case studies will be drawn from North America, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The journalist/moderator for each panel will ensure there is ample time for audience discussion after each set of presentations.

For a full schedule of the event, visit our Program Page.

Dress Code

The dress code for this event is business casual.


United Nations Foundation
12th Floor Conference Room
1750 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006

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