European Tourism Academy has become the first European academy to receive world status for outstanding service in the benefit of world educational system and cultural promotion.
In 10 years of existence the European Tourism Academy had proven capable of: „making a significant contribution to strengthening the intellectual and economic potential of the world. Many prominent European scholars worked here. Their efforts contributed in large measure to the creation of the theoretical and practical foundations that enabled the development of world culture, tourism and diplomacy and contributed to our ability to resolve cultural problems reads the official congratulatory note”.
This international recognition comes agains the background of European Tourism Academy being accepted as the first world academy in the United Nations Academic Impact framework.
United Nations Academic Impact is a United Nations initiative to align institutions of higher education, scholarship and research with the United Nations and in the compliance with Sustainable Development Goals .
European Tourism Academy received this honor in recognition of the decade long exertions on promoting the eleven principles of development:
the basic principles carved out by the United Nations Charter, human rights lime freedom of inquiry, opinion, and speech, offering educational opportunity for all people regardless of gender, race, religion or ethnicity; the freedom to pursuit the higher education;
commitment to building capacity in the higher education systems across the world;
encouraging global citizenship through education, advancing peace and conflict resolution through education, addressing issues of poverty through education, promoting sustainability through education, promoting inter-cultural dialogue and understanding, and the “unlearning” of intolerance, through education.