Bridges of Peace through Sustainable Community Tourism Development.
To foster African
awareness and commitment to the social, cultural, environmental
and economic benefits of Tourism and the role it can play
in facilitating an environment of reconciliation and peace
on the continent.
provide a forum of leading and creative decision-makers to discuss
and develop practical mechanisms to facilitate initiatives that
will contribute to:
of directions and specific bridge building projects and programmes,
including initiatives for internal co- operation towards socially
and environmentally responsible rural and community
based tourism linking developing and emerging economies,
development of a 21st Century agenda for "African Peace
Through Tourism" and
of an African body that will continue to promote "Peace
Through Tourism "in Africa.
and discussion of "Success" and "Best Practice"
projects which demonstrate the "bridge building"
theme, throughout Africa and the possible duplication thereof.
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