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Protecting Tourists in Time of Emergency:A Conversation with UNWTO’s Legal Counsel Alicia Gomez

March 5, 2021

In today's episode, the Legal Counsel of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Alicia Gomez unpacks the international code for the protection of tourists being developed by the UN Tourism Organization and its international partners. 

Ms. Alicia Gomez has 15 years of experience in the UN, a decade at UNWTO, and has been the Organization's Legal Counsel since 2017.  In this capacity, she supported the process for the development and adoption of UNWTO´s Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics and currently leading the process for the development of an International Code for the Protection of Tourists (ICPT), which will be presented to the 24th UNWTO General Assembly for approval.


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