05 Jun 2002

Venue: International Environment House I | Room 3

Organization: Geneva Environment Network


Welcome by Françoise Belmont, United Nations Environment Programme

Introduction by the moderator, Mark Halle, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Presentations by Panel of Experts:

  • Eugenio Yunis of the World Tourism Organization on the outcome of May’s World Ecotourism Summit in Quebec
  • Frank Vorhies of IUCN on promoting African biodiversity tourism
  • Khrisna Ghimire of the UN Research Institute for Social Development on the social impacts of tourism
  • Richard Gubler of Kuoni on environmental protection and tourism
  • Roger Payne of the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation on mountains and tourism

Discussion with panelists and participants & wrap-up by moderator