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UNWTO Invites Applications for Best Tourism Villages 2022

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The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO initiative will return for a second year as it establishes itself as the world’s leading network focused on tourism for rural development. Launched in 2021, Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO promotes and enhances the role of tourism in safeguarding rural villages, along with their landscapes, natural and cultural diversity, knowledge systems, and local values and activities, including gastronomy. At the same time, the initiative also promotes transformative approaches to the development of tourism in rural destinations that contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Member States invited to present candidates I look forward to…

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UNWTO Invites Applications for Best Tourism Villages 2022

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The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO initiative will return for a second year as it establishes itself as the world’s leading network focused on tourism for rural development. Launched in 2021, Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO promotes and enhances the role of tourism in safeguarding rural villages, along with their landscapes, natural and cultural diversity,…

British council declares new UK-Russia university alliance programme to fortify university connections

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The FINANCIAL — The British Council is pleased to announce a new programme of research collaboration between universities in the UK and Russia which aims to connect the next generation of science leaders by creating partnership and professional development opportunities. Ten UK university departments have confirmed joint research projects with Russian counterparts, and a further…

Ukraine condemns actions of the Russian occupation regime

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The FINANCIAL — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine condemns the actions of the Russian occupation regime on wounding and illegally detaining of the citizen of Georgia Zaza Gakheladze on the occupation line with the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia near the village of Kvemo Chala. Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Ministry slammed “the provocative comments of the U.S. Department of…

OPEC Pushes for oil production slash but will Russia agree?

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The FINANCIAL — With oil prices down more than 20% since the start of the year as the economic impact of the coronavirus saps oil demand. Oil’s losses came even as OPEC agreed to cut crude output by an extra 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in the second quarter. Oil traders fear demand for…