The United Nations 70th General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (A/RES/70/193).
This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the contribution of sustainable tourism to development among public and private sector decision-makers and the public, while mobilizing all stakeholders to work together in making tourism a catalyst for positive change.
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The Science Centre World Summit (SCWS) is a global meeting of professionals of science centres/museums and their networks from around the world, convened once every three years.
The SCWS2017 will be held in Japan, representing countries in the Asia and Pacific region, at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan).

Bids for hosting the 19th SAASTEC Conference in 2017 are now open. Download form

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Dr Thomas Auf der Heyde (DDG, Department of Science and Technology) addresses delegates at the 18th SAASTEC Conference held at UniZulu Science Centre in Richards Bay in November 2016.