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March 23, 2018

Child Protection

New initiative to enhance Child Protection within the Bali tourism industry

Jakarta, Thursday 1st February 2018 – The ChildSafe Movement, an award-winning global movement protecting children from all forms of abuse, launches in Bali with the support of renowned travel organization Buffalo Tours Indonesia. Together they seek to improve child protection and sustainable tourism on the “Island of the Gods”. Travel Bali, Be ChildSafe. Follow the

INTERPOL honors NGO for fighting child sexual exploitation

ECPAT, a network of organizations working to tackle the sexual exploitation of children, has been presented with a prestigious award by the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) at a ceremony held in Lyon, France today. The “Crimes Against Children” Award from INTERPOL’s Crimes Against Children team recognizes the more than two decades that ECPAT has

Zanzibar grapples to protect children from abuse

The United Nations Children Fund is working with the Zanzibar government to eliminate child abuse in the rich tourist island in the Indian Ocean coast. Rich in beach tourism, Zanzibar has been rated among African destinations haunted by “sexcapades” from Europe, Africa and South East Asia.The Island had in recent years reported an increase on

South Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children addresses UNWTO forum

Dr. Rinchen Chophel, director general of the South Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children (SAIEVAC) addressed the Global Study High-Level Working Group on sexual exploitation of children through tourism meeting in Madrid by VIDEO. He was unable to attend because of Spanish Schengen Visa difficulties. Dr. Chophel said: I convey my humble greetings to all

Leaders unite to stop global sexual exploitation of children through travel and tourism

A combination of weak child protection systems, cheap international travel, and growing access to the internet is thwarting efforts to counter the sexual exploitation of children in the travel and tourism industries, a conference on the issue in Madrid this week concluded. Hosted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the meeting of international

Impact-Travel Company Triip.me signs UNWTO’s Private Sector Commitment to the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism.

Sri Lanka, 20 MAY, 2017 – Triip.me signed the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) Private Sector Commitment to the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism in a signing ceremony today in Sri Lanka. Triip is the first Singaporean company to do so. Formulated in 2011, The Commitment has been signed by 513 companies and

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