Georgia Became UNWTO Executive Board Member

Georgia became a member of the Executive Board of the World Tourism Organization for a 4-year term. Elections was held in Athens, Greece, within the framework of the 66th regular meeting of the European Commission of the organization. 23 countries out of 35 member states of the Executive Board of the Organization supported Georgia.

Georgia will have the opportunity to be involved in setting the goals of the organization and its further successful implementation, as well as to ensure its efficient and transparent functioning. Given its strategic location, Georgia will be able to protect the interests of both the Black Sea and Eastern European regions in terms of tourism development.

The Executive Board of the United Nations World Tourism Organization consists of 35 member states and is the governing body of the WTO, which ensures the effective work of the organization and discusses the key issues of the travel and tourism industry policy on the global agenda.

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