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Responsible Tourism - Empowerment of Women and Youth Conference
Start Date: Oct 02, 2013
End Date: Oct 04, 2013
Venue: Midrand Conference Centre, Midrand, Gauteng
Description: Capstone Training and Development is hosting a conference on 'Responsible Tourism - Empowerment of Women and Youth' on 2 - 4 October 2013 in Midrand.

The conference is designed to provide a comprehensive review of past and current development issues and emerging challenges on 'Responsible Tourism'.

The Keynote Speaker is Dr Sadiq, deputy representative and officer-in charge, UN WOMEN Southern Africa Multi-Country Office, Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr Sadiq is a human rights professional specialising in women’s rights and served extensively in conflict, post-conflict and developing countries. Dr Sadiq holds LL.M from University of Delhi and PhD in women’s rights from the Tamilnadu Dr Ambedkar Law University.

Delegates: The conference will bring together top policy makers in Southern Africa from various sectors representatives from ministries of women affairs, gender, education, trade, industry, agriculture, tourism and environment; representatives from tourism boards / associations in Southern Africa; representatives of civil societies women associations, youth agencies, private sector, NGOs, SMMEs and local authorities; Representatives of regional organisation and international community.

Fees: R3 995, iincludes registration, lunches, teas / coffee and conference packages.

The main themes / topics for the conference are:
• Keynote Speaker: 'Responsible Tourism – Empowerment of Women and Youth in Southern Africa' (to set the tone for the conference);
• Regional policy framework for responsible tourism, topics:
National policy framework for responsible tourism;
Participation of women and youth in the tourism mainstream;
Gender mainstreaming in the tourism sector.
• The impacts of tourism on local communities, topics:
Relationship between gender representation in the hospitality industry and tourism entrepreneurship activities;
Economic and socio-cultural impact of tourism on local communities;
Field trip - (skills village);
• Regional responsible tourism best practice (country specific - case studies).
For more information e-mail: joycen@thecapston.com or admin@thecapston.com

Website: http://www.capstone.com
Created By: CPSI
Organizers: Capstone Training and Development
Participation Requirements: Open

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