3rd Annual Symposium and Conference of Partners
The 2013 Partners’ Symposium was hosted by the Government of
Germany through the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
(BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Federal Ministry for the
Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the City of
Bonn. Additional support for the event
was provided by the Government of the Republic of France, the United Nations
Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations World Tourism Organization
organization and facilitation were undertaken by mas contour, a Berlin based
firm specializing in tourism consulting.
The Partners’ Symposium was convened at the Gustav-Stresemann-Institut
(GSI) in Bonn, Germany. There were 182
participants, from 26 countries, 35% of which were women. Most participants
were from Europe.