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SBSTTA 7 Recommendation VII/5
Retired sections:

Sustainable tourism

The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

Recalling paragraph 6 of decision V/25 of the Conference of the Parties, which Requests The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice to transmit its findings on sustainable tourism development through the Executive Secretary to the Commission on Sustainable Development at its tenth session,

Noting the results of the Workshop on Biological Diversity and Tourism held in Santo Domingo (UNEP/CBD/WS-Tourism/4 and UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/7/5, annexes I and II) containing elements for guidelines for activities related to sustainable tourism development in vulnerable terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems and habitats of major importance for biological diversity and protected areas, including fragile riparian and mountain ecosystems,

Requests the Executive Secretary:

    (a) To transmit the elements for guidelines on biological diversity and tourism contained in the annex to the report of the Workshop to the Commission on Sustainable Development serving as the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development for consideration at its second meeting, to be held in New York from 28 January to 8 February 2002;

    (b) To invite the Commission on Sustainable Development to report back to the Conference of the Parties at its sixth meeting on the results of its second meeting serving as the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development;

    (c) To submit the elements for guidelines to the preparatory process for the World Summit on Ecotourism to be held in Quebec City, in May 2002;

    (d) To present these elements for the consideration of The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice at a meeting prior to the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties;

    (e) To organize an electronic consultation inviting further reactions to the text.

Sustainable tourism

The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

Recalling paragraph 6 of decision V/25 of the Conference of the Parties, which Requests The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice to transmit its findings on sustainable tourism development through the Executive Secretary to the Commission on Sustainable Development at its tenth session,

Noting the results of the Workshop on Biological Diversity and Tourism held in Santo Domingo (UNEP/CBD/WS-Tourism/4 and UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/7/5, annexes I and II) containing elements for guidelines for activities related to sustainable tourism development in vulnerable terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems and habitats of major importance for biological diversity and protected areas, including fragile riparian and mountain ecosystems,

Requests the Executive Secretary:

    (a) To transmit the elements for guidelines on biological diversity and tourism contained in the annex to the report of the Workshop to the Commission on Sustainable Development serving as the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development for consideration at its second meeting, to be held in New York from 28 January to 8 February 2002;

    (b) To invite the Commission on Sustainable Development to report back to the Conference of the Parties at its sixth meeting on the results of its second meeting serving as the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development;

    (c) To submit the elements for guidelines to the preparatory process for the World Summit on Ecotourism to be held in Quebec City, in May 2002;

    (d) To present these elements for the consideration of The Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice at a meeting prior to the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties;

    (e) To organize an electronic consultation inviting further reactions to the text.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme