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11 May 2020
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Author: Mongabay Latam

…El parque Morrocoy y el refugio Cuare sufren de problemas ambientales asociados a la mala planificación del turismo: acumulación de desechos sólidos y vertimiento de aguas negras por falta de plantas de tratamiento en las instalaciones hoteleras,...

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8 January 2010
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Author: Agence France-Presse

La Birmanie dispose de quelques uns des plus beaux sites d'Asie du sud-est, mais son industrie touristique tourne au ralenti, en raison de la désastreuse réputation de la junte militaire au pouvoir qui pousse de nombreux touristes à boycotter la...

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10 August 2009
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Author: Organización Internacional para las Migraciones (OIM)

A partir de la próxima temporada de vacaciones, los turistas que visitan los Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia podrán adquirir en las Ecotiendas productos artesanales elaborados por comunidades vulnerables del país gracias a un convenio de...

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1 August 2009

[PDF] Motivating and Impeding Factors for Corporate Engagement in Peacebuilding

Author: Ulrike Joras, with contributions from Rina Alluri and Karsten Palme

The goal of the working paper is to contribute to a better understanding of the motivating and deterring factors for corporate engagement in peace. Focusing the empirical research on the conflict-vulnerable tourism sector in Croatia, Rwanda, and Sri...

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12 June 2009

[PDF] Tourism in India: Role in Conflict and Peace

Author: Equations

Tourism throughout the world is promoted as a means to achieving development, and India is no exception…When combining already sensitive ‘conflict’ zones with tourism development, it is likely that more conflicts will surface…Amidst all these conflicts...

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30 May 2009

Opportunity for sustainable development [Sri Lanka]

Author: FS, Sri Lanka Guardian

Foreign contractors are flowing into the city [Colombo]...Everyone wants a piece of the action as Sri Lanka prepares for a new chapter of development after nearly 30 years of conflict ended...is the private sector...preparing to invest in the north and...

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1 January 2009

Tourism and Peace, Peace and Tourism – an inseparable union

Author: Karin Chladek, Augustin Nicolescou

What is the impact [of tourism] on the conflict itself, on the local society? What is the impact if tourists stop going to such places? What is, in the end, better for the people who have to live year-round in these countries? The short answer is, “it...

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1 January 2009

[PDF] The Role of Tourism in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Rwanda

Author: Rina M. Alluri, swisspeace

In a post-conflict country, tourism has the potential to not only contribute to economic growth and physical reconstruction, but also to sustainable development, affirmative action and the protection of vulnerable groups…This paper seeks to analyze how...

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11 December 2008

Biggest Burma Dirty List Ever Published - 30 Companies Exposed

Author: Burma Campaign UK

30 new companies have been added to the “Dirty List”...by the Burma Campaign UK...The ‘Dirty List’ exposes companies that are directly or indirectly helping to finance Burma’s brutal military dictatorship. [companies added to the list: Asiana, China...

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1 January 2008

[PDF] Bad Guys, Good Guys, or Something in between? Corporate governance contributions in zones of violent conflict

Author: Moira Feil, Susanne Fischer, Andreas Haidvogl and Melanie Zimmer, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt

This report asks how corporations contribute to peace and security in zones of violent conflict and proposes an analytical approach to describe the contributions…by analyzing four company case studies…Company Alpha (a pseudonym)…food & beverage...

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