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VI WORLD CONGRESS ON THE PASTORAL CARE OF TOURISM

July 8, 2004 · 

The Sixth World Congress on the Pastoral Care of Tourism was held at the Pastoral Training Centre, Bangkok, Thailand, from 5th to 8th July 2004. It was organized by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People in ‘ collaboration with the Catholic Commission on Tourism of the Bishops’ Conference of Thailand. The theme of the Conference was “Tourism at the Service of Bringing People Together” in the context of the pastoral care of tourism.

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"Code of Conduct" on Sex Tourism

May 30, 2004 · 

Striking a blow against the sex tourism industry that entraps tens of thousands of children, UNICEF on May 12, 2004 joined the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the international advocacy group ECPAT (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes) in launching a new “Code of Conduct” for the North American travel industry. The code is designed to protect children from commercial sexual exploitation.

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Success in Battle Against Sex Tourism

February 10, 2001 · 

Second World Congress will take place in Yokohama, Japan in December 2001. Governments will be asked to renew and extend the commitments they made at the first meeting. An encouraging case study – curbing sex tourism: Many ‘sex tourists’ deliberately travel abroad to have sex with children because they believe it is legal and culturally […]

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PROGRESS AGAINST SEX TOURISM

February 5, 2001 · 

An encouraging case study – curbing sex tourism: Many ‘sex tourists’ deliberately travel abroad to have sex with children because they believe it is legal and culturally acceptable. But there is also hope in the fact that advocates like ECPAT have succeeded in engaging airlines, governments, and travel agencies in their work. By 1995, international […]

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Facts and Figures

May 1, 1999 ·  , World Tourism Organisation

Of 3.5 million websites, 23,000 have already been detected as advocating sex with children. Some 17 million children have access to the Internet at home (Parry Aftab, chief of the group Innocence in Danger’s U.S National Action Committee, CNN, June 15, 99)

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