The United Nations has proclaimed 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (IYSTD 2017). A/RES/70/193
The United Nations, through IYSTD 2017 recognizes “the tremendous potential of the tourism industry, which accounts for some 10% of the world’s economic activity.” Sustainable Tourism helps to eradicate poverty, encourage intercultural dialogue as well as contribute to fight climate change.
About the Course
International Year of Sustainable Tourism (IYSTD 2017) Special Short Course is a limited edition course nested under the COP+23 Program and part of UNITES 2017 effort. The course emphasizes on sharing global perspectives, ranging from climate change to industry innovation through the perspective of Sustainable Tourism.
Eligibility: Undergraduate and Above
Disciplines: Open for all Disciplines
Mode: Online Course | Interaction Platform: Edmodo
Duration: Approx. 30 hours of self-study
Course Open for Registration
Fee for National Participants
₹ 699 for Students, Educators & Professionals
Group Participation Concession
Please email us on [email protected]
Fee for International Participants
€ 19 for Students Educators & Professionals
Become a Coordinator
Apply to become a Coordinator for IYSTD 2017 Program
Course Syllabus & How it Works
How it Works
Enroll for the program directly or through the campus ambassador / coordinator.
Fee Payment – National Participants
Fill the online form and pay the fee online through our payment gateway
Fee Payment – International Participants
Fill the online form and pay the fee via paypal.
Access: The access to online program and virtual classroom will be provided.
Please note: Access to Course Platform will be available from December 15, 2017
Assessments: Online Assessment based on Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) & Short Essay Questions
Grading: Grades A+, A and B will be awarded.
Certification: On successful completion of assessment, certificate will be awarded
Rewards like medallions (if applicable) will be dispatched along with certificates
The syllabus and course content are based upon the following pillars of IYST 2017.
- Inclusive and sustainable economic growth
- Social inclusiveness, employment and poverty reduction
- Resource efficiency, environmental protection and climate change
- Cultural values, diversity and heritage
- Mutual understanding, peace and security