Summit report Bogota

International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism – Report

The International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism was organized by the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism – in cooperation with the Tourism Authority of the Capital District of Bogota, the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Colombian Family Welfare Institute and ECPAT Colombia – Fundación Renacer.

Among the co-organizers of the summit were the High-Level Task Force on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism, UNICEF, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the World Travel and Tourism Council and ECPAT International. The summit was prepared with the participation of the World Tourism Organisation.

At the summit, leaders and international experts from the private sector, law enforcement agencies, international and regional bodies, as well as INGOs and youth representatives focused on coordinating and intensifying efforts to address the sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism.

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