Ghana’s Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture has been appointed as the Chairperson of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Leadership Taskforce Group.

The appointment was announced at the first meeting of the Leadership Taskforce which took place on the 25th of January, 2019 at the Headquarters of the world body in Madrid, Spain.


“I want to use this opportunity to thank the good people of Ghana for their support and to all the individuals and organisations contributing largely to the development of Tourism, Arts and Culture across the globe.” The Minister said in a Facebook post.

The Minister also assured United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) her commitment to work diligently to ensure the Taskforce attain it’s set targets under her auspices.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. It is the leading international organization in the field of tourism, which promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.


Mrs Catherine Opoku who is the Member of Parliament for Evalue – Gwira Constituency was appointed as Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture by the President Nana Akuffo Addo on 25 January 2017 and has occupied the position till date.

See Facebook post below.


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