General Assembly

The General Assembly is the supreme organ of UNWTO. Its ordinary sessions are held every two years and is attended by delegates from UNWTO Full and Associate Members, as well as representatives from UNWTO Affiliate Members.

It is considered the most important global meeting of senior tourism officials and high-level ‎representatives of the private sector. ‎

Next session: Russian Federation, 2019

 

Previous sessions:

Session

Venue

Date

I

Madrid, Spain

May 1975 ‎

II

Torremolinos, Spain

May/June 1977 ‎

III

Torremolinos, Spain

September 1979 ‎

IV

Rome, Italy

September 1981 ‎

V

New Delhi, India

October 1983 ‎

VI

Sofia, Bulgaria

September 1985‎

VII

Madrid, Spain

September/October 1987 ‎

VII

Paris, France

August/September 1989 ‎

IX

Buenos Aires, Argentina

September/October 1991 ‎

X

Bali, Indonesia

October 1993 ‎

XI

Cairo, Egypt

October 1995‎

XII

Istanbul, Turkey

October 1997 ‎

XIII

Santiago, Chile

September/October 1999 ‎

XIV

Seoul, Republic of Korea/Osaka, Japan

September 2001‎

XV

Beijing, China

October 2003‎

XVI

Dakar, Senegal ‎

November/December 2005‎

XVII

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia ‎

November 2007

XVIII

Astana, Kazakhstan

October 2009

XIX

Gyeongju, Republic of Korea

October 2011

XX

Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe

August 2013

XXI

Medellín, Colombia

September 2015

XXII

Chengdu, China

September 2017