On December 9, 2017, the world tourism and development community have received a new and powerful voice and leader in the person of the new GLOBAL AMBASSADOR OR TOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, H.E. Prime Minister of Cambodia, Academician Hun Sen.
The ceremony has taken place on the occasion of the World Capital of Culture and Tourism ceremonies for Phnom Penh, registered as a center of humanity and as a repository of cultural and heritage monuments of universal significance.
Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade presents to the world the new GLOBAL AMBASSADOR: Prime Minister and Academician HUN SEN.
H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade stated:
It is not by chance that we met here in Phnom Penh, recently sacred as World Capital of Culture and Tourism as this is absolutely the correct address to find the world newest global ambassador and the voice supporting world-wide peace and development and fostering tourism as a tool for promoting people to people exchanges, people’s diplomacy and deep-rooted understanding and dialogue.
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Your Excellency, Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Prime Minister HUN SEN we entrust you with the responsibility of GLOBAL AMBASSADOR FOR TOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS reminding you our commitments: to support humanity, to leave no one behind and no one excluded, to build a better world for us all.
These are the bonds that unite us, give form to our aspirations, to our belongings, and this is the language of humanism and human dignity, the language of an AMBASSADOR FOR TOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
Prime Minister HUN SEN the world recognized you as THE NEW GLOBAL AMBASSADOR FOR TOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
H.E. Academician Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia outlined the first three priorities of his mandate as GLOBAL AMBASSADOR FOR TOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
In his replay H.E. Academician Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia noted that: I am delighted to participate in the ceremony to celebrate the awarding of the status “Phnom Penh: The World Capital of Tourism and Culture” to Phnom Penh capital along with my appointment as “Global Goodwill Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals 2030.”
Taking this opportunity, I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation to the European Council on Tourism and Trade for supporting Cambodia and electing Cambodia as “World Best Tourist Destination” in 2016.
Today, Cambodia has honored again on the occasion Phnom Penh is awarded “World Capital of Tourism and Culture” and my appointment “the Global Ambassador for Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals 2030.
I wish to give three recommendations on the sustainable development of tourism sector as follows:
First, security is the key determinant of the growth in all sectors.
Second, working together for tourism development which is an important driving force of economic growth.
Third, we must ensure the positive relation between the tourism sector and the planet earth toward greener future in 2030.
These recommendations will contribute to further development of tourism sector, underpin growth in other sectors and ensure socio-economic development and cultural and environmental conservation.
The Phnom Penh ceremonies marked in a clear and worldwide message the significance and importance of SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS AGENDA and the necessity to be recognized as paramount for world development,”
The most important result of the Phnom Penh conference is the realization that: the main role of Global Ambassadors for Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals must be to obtain the democratization of the SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS AGENDA and to ensure global cooperation in their completion.