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48 WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO) The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a United Nations specialized agency, is the leading international organization with the decisive and central role in promoting the development of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. It serves as a global forum for tourism policy issues and a practical source of tourism know-how. Its membership currently includes 157 countries, 6 territories, 2 permanent observers and over 500 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities. UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest public-private alliance for development, in which 13,000 signatories from 145 different countries unite to promote the Ten Principles based on universal declarations and conventions relative to human right, labour rules, the environment and anticorruption. The United Nations Global Compact operates in Spain through the Spanish Network, which currently has more than 2,600 signatories to this corporate social responsibility initiative: 12% are large companies, 72% are SMEs and 16% are other types of entities (tertiary sector, trade unions / business associations and educational institutions).


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