Prof Parikshat appointed Co-Leader of UNWTO affiliate members working group
Oct 25, 2020
JAMMU: Prof. Parikshat Singh Manhas presently working as Professor, University of Jammu has been appointed as CoLeader of the Organizing Committee at the international level of a major initiative of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Members Working Group on Tourism and Culture Synergies.
The purpose of this initiative is to map best practices in terms of synergies between tourism and culture by stakeholders in destinations at the local/regional level in all UNWTO regions.
The recommendations adopted by the participants at the four world conferences organized jointly by UNWTO and UNESCO between 2015 and 2019 will serve as a reference framework.
Other members of this Organizing Committee are from Canada, Spain, USA, Cameroun and Morocco including the UNESCO chair from Spain. It is pertinent to mention here that Prof. Parikshat Singh Manhas is also Regional Director for Asia and Eastern Europe by World Centre of Excellence for Destinations (CED).
He is also Coordinator, of Global Understanding Course at University of Jammu being run in collaboration with East Carolina University, USA and Coordinator, UGC - Innovative Programme.