ECO Secretariat and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) agreed on series of joint arrangements to assist tourism industry in the ECO Region. The working arrangements will be jointly followed in the context of existing “Relationship Agreement” between the two organizations singed in 1994.
The document containing the agreed working arrangements was signed when a high level delegation from UNIDO headquarters visited ECO Secretariat in Tehran on 7 May 2017. During the visit, both sides also reviewed the current status of bilateral cooperation in different areas and shared updates on the recent developments in their respective organizations.
The document envisages arrangements aimed at assisting ECO in promotion and development of tourism sector in the region while contributing to capacity building, job creation and poverty alleviation.