The main speaker of the World Summit in Saudi Arabia will be Ban Ki-Moon
Ban Ki-Moon was the 8th Secretary-General of the UN from 2007 to 2016. During his mandate, he promoted sustainable development, climate change and gender equality, as the main topics on the organization's agenda
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) announced Ban Ki-Moon as the keynote speaker at its upcoming World Summit, which will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from November 28 to December 1.
Ban Ki-Moon was the 8th Secretary-General of the UN from 2007 to 2016. During his term, he promoted sustainable development, climate changes and gender equality, as the main issues on the organization's agenda.
Ban Ki-Moon was Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea from 2004 to 2006 and currently acts as Vice-President of The Elders, an international non-governmental organization made up of global leaders, defenders of peace and defenders of two human rights.
Além disso, or former Secretary-General of the UN, will lead a group of sector leaders that will meet with the main government representatives from around the world to align their efforts to support the recovery of the sector and advance for a larger travel and tourism sector. safe, resilient and inclusive. and sustainable.
The WTTC Global Summit is the most influential travel and tourism event in the international agenda of the private travel and tourism sector.
Julia Simpson, President and CEO of WTTC, said: "Ban Ki-Moon spent his eminent career in public service, inspiring international cooperation for peace and defending sustainable development. Speaker at our Global Summit in Riyadh.”
"Our event will bring together many of the world's most powerful people in travel and tourism to discuss and guarantee its long-term future, which is essential for economies and businesses around the world," concluded Simpson.