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39 THE TOURISM SECTOR AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS What are the sustainable development goals? Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels Tourism can contribute to promote peaceful and inclusive societies, to promote the protection of the fundamental rights of local communities and to fight against corruption. Tourism fosters tolerance and understanding between different cultures and serves as a livelihood for local communities, while preventing violence and consolidating peace in societies that have experienced recent conflicts. Companies of the sector should involve local people in their activities, provide them with decent work and make joint decisions regarding the use of local resources, introduce transparency measures in the organization to fight against corruption, and guarantee and protect the human rights of locals, tourists and their employees. Thanks to tourism, traditions have been recovered, different communities have been made known, and the value and richness of diversity have been enhanced Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development The creation of alliances between the different actors of the planet is essential in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and thus ensure the well-being of the population in the short and long term. Owing to its inter-sectoral nature, tourism has the capacity to strengthen public-private partnerships and involve multiple stakeholders—international, national, regional and local—to work together to achieve the SDGs. Cooperation between sector companies, civil society, governments and educational institutions is essential to achieve effective sustainable tourism. Companies in the tourism sector should encourage multistakeholder Luis García CEO Europa Mundo Vacaciones Read more initiatives to contribute to sustainable development and to expand good practices in the sector in relation with the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As a cross-cutting goal, SDG 17 is essential for Iberia in order to achieve the other objectives to which the company is committe d Graciela Ramallo Head of Internal Comm Iberia unications & CSR Read more Public-private partner the different actors in development is esse achieve tourism that i conscious, responsib ship between volved in tourism ntial in order to s more ecole and inclusive Jorge Vallina Director for Sustainability and Tourism Formagrupo Read more


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