focus on creating awareness of Climate Friendly Travel (CFT) and ways
to build a resilient Travel & Tourism future. The virtual
event, is in partnership with the Earth Council International,
The European Centre for Peace & Development (ECPD), and Les
Roches, International Hospitality School.
Dodds founder of the UN Stakeholder Forum,
on 50 years of Global Environmental Action – celebrating the
1972 first Earth Summit.
Mirian Vilela, Executive Director,
Earth Charter International will talk about the Earth Charter
that Strong introduced in 2000, with Mikhael Gorbachev former
President of USSR.
Two of the top
tourism climate scientists, Professors Susanne Becken in
New Zealand and Daniel
Scott in Canada, will provide state of the
art thinking on climate impacts and metrics, linking tourism in
to UNFCCC and IPCC programs.
You will hear how
SUNx Malta is helping to deliver Climate Resilience with its
led by Bijan Karzai.
Joceline Favre Bulle of Les Roches will
announce the criteria for the competition for the Strong Earth
Awards, to be presented at the Shiftin Festival in November
Hans Friederich, the Registrar of
SUNx Malta’s CFT
Registry, will explain how registration can
really help companies and destinations to greatly enhance their
Climate and Sustainability Plans.
Pierre Fenech CEO of ITS Malta
will introduce a session, in which CFT Diploma
Rodriguez, Caroline Kimani and Pratishtha Parajuli will
share their learning experiences of the SUNx Malta CFT Diploma,
the work opportunities that unfolded for them and the actionable
steps they have been taking upon course completion to bring awareness
on Climate Friendly Travel.
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