Online Training Course on ‘SDG 8.9 (Sustainable Tourism) Indicators’
Date: 16-18 November 2021
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within the framework of its Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised an Online Training Course on ‘SDG 8.9 (Sustainable Tourism) Indicators’ with the participation of 15 attendees from the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of 7 OIC countries on 16-18 November 2021.

Mr. Mohammad KHALAF, Head of Quality Management Division at the Department of Statistics of Jordan, conducted the course and covered the following topics:

  • Concept, the outputs of tourism and its relationship with other SDGs;
  • Role of tourism in sustainable tourism;
  • Introduction to sustainable tourism indicators; and
  • The inputs of tourism statistics and outputs calculations.

The course was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.

All presentations of the training course are available at this link.

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