A seat has been officially awarded to Tunisia on Tuesday by the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) for four years, at the 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, on September 9-13.
Six countries including Tunisia will represent the African Continent until 2023, out of the 11 African candidate countries,
This seat will help Tunisia participate in the decision-making and development of the future strategies of the organisation, which will allow it to promote national tourism.
The 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly, hosted for the first time by Russia and attended by representatives from over 150 countries, is an annual international meeting to address world tourism issues.
The General Assembly is the supreme organ of UNWTO. Its ordinary sessions are held every two years and are attended by delegates from UNWTO full and associate members, as well as representatives from UNWTO affiliate members.
It is considered the most important global meeting of senior tourism officials and high-level representatives of the private sector.