UNWTO Secretary-General Mr Zurab Pololikashvili meets ITC Executive Director, Ms Arancha González

30 May 19
Geneva, Switzerland



On the occasion of the biannual session of the United Nations Chief Executives Board (CEB) meeting held in Geneva on the 9 – 10th May, the UNWTO Geneva Liaison Office (GVLO) had the pleasure of welcoming Mr Pololikashvili, UNWTO Secretary-General to the liaison office in the International Trade Centre (ITC) building. 

The Secretary-General took the opportunity to extend a courtesy visit to Ms Arancha Gonzàlez Executive Director of ITC.

UNWTO opened its liaison office in ITC, Geneva on 10th January 2017.  The partnership aims at having a more integrated and innovative approach of tourism development for inclusive growth, leading to the achievement of all dimensions of sustainable development within the 2030 Agenda.

ITC- UNWTO partnership is further highlighted in the two upcoming joint ITC-UNWTO side-event sessions during the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Aid for Trade Global Review 2019 where both Mr Pololikashvili and Ms Gonzalez will be speakers in Session 11: “Tourism Financing for the 2030 Agenda” on the 3rd of July 2019.

The Aid for Trade Global Review 2019 will take place from the 3rd  to 5th  July 2019 in WTO, Geneva. For more information regarding the Aid for Trade Global Review 2019, please click here.