Sustainable Tourism

Icelandic Ice Cave Guides and Goecco Eco Adventure conventions and declarations:

Following are the main declarations, conventions, statements, codes and commitments that have inspires us towards sustainable tourism in Iceland.

WELFARE FOR THE FUTURE
The formation ofIceland’s future vision with regard to sustainable development is a demanding task / Download

THE WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION
Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, 1972 / Link

MANILA DECLARATION ON WORLD TOURISM
WTO, 1980 / Download

THE HAGUE DECLARATION ON TOURISM
Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) / WTO, 1989 / Download

WORLD CHARTER FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
UNESCO, UNWTO, UNEP, European Commission. Lanzarote, Canary Islands, 1995 (EN, ES, FR) / Link

THE BERLIN DECLARATION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
International Conference on Biodiversity and Tourism, 1997 / Link

UNITED NATIONS MILLENNIUM DECLARATION
UN – Resolution adopted by the General Assembly, 2000 / Link

THE CODE OF CONDUCT FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL EXPLOITATION IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM.
UNWTO / ECPAT, 2000 / Download

THE NANDA DEVI BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND ECO TOURISM DECLARATION
Nanda Devi Campaign, 2001. Link

CODE FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
PATA/APEC, 2001. Link

QUEBEC DECLARATION ON ECOTOURISM
UNEP/UNWTO, 2002 / Download

BABIA GÓRA DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN MOUNTAIN AREAS
CEE/UNEP/UNESCO, 2002 / Download

DJERBA DECLARATION ON TOURISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE
UNWTO, Tunisia, 2003 / Download

CONVENTION FOR THE SAFEGUARDING OF THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE
UNESCO, 2003 / Link

TOURISM FOR ALL: DECLARATION ON TOURISM, CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
Universal Forum of Cultures / RTI – Barcelona 2004 / Download

PROTOCOL ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALPINE CONVENTION OF 1991 IN THE FIELD OF TOURISM.
Alpine Convention, 2005 / Download

DAVOS DECLARATION. CLIMATE CHANGE AND TOURISM: RESPONDING TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES.
UNWTO, UNEP, WMO, WEF, 2007 / Download

LUSAKA DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND PEACE.
IPPT-International Institute for Peace through Tourism, Zambia, 2011 / Download

SIHANOUKVILLE DECLARATION ON MULTILATERAL COOPERATION FOR ECOTOURISM DEVELOPMENT
WEC, Cambodia, 2011 / Download

FUTURE WE WANT
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, 2012 / Link

RÉUNION ISLAND DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN ISLANDS
UNWTO, 2013 / Download

PHNOM PENH DECLARATION ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TOURISM
PATA, UNESCO, UNWTO, 2014 / Download

PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM, INCLUDING ECOTOURISM, FOR POVERTY ERADICATION AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION.
Resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly, 2014 / Download

BETHLEHEM DECLARATION ON RELIGIOUS TOURISM AS A MEANS OF FOSTERING SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF HOST COMMUNITIES.
UNWTO, Palestine, 2015 / Download