is a resource efficiency support mechanism with the objective to encourage private sector tourism enterprises to move towards the sustainable management of water and energy resources whilst adhering to responsible tourism practices.
A constitutive assembly is set for March to elect GTIP
members and president, said Director of a plastics company Chakib Dabbabi.
The IDC manages the GTIP
on behalf of the Department with energy and water efficiency audits being conducted by the NCPC-SA to determine the best possible solutions to be implemented.
The 2014 GTIP
Report retained the country in the Tier 2 Category where it has been since 2011 when it was removed from the Tier 2 Watchlist.
"Based on the report, we are currently one of the leaders in the region in fighting trafficking in persons," she said, adding the government was bent on improving that standing "by making sure we eliminate some of the negative concerns and subscribe to most of the recommendations in the GTIP
The US department would sanction aid to the Philippines had the country's GTIP
status been downgraded to Tier 3.
was established following President Obama's "A New Beginning" speech at Cairo University, with the goal of leveraging the culture and experience of Silicon Valley into emerging markets across the Middle East North Africa and Southeast Asia (MENASA) region.
sentiment was shared by John Miller, Director of GTIP
, who wrote in an
One step in bolstering the government's efforts to be included in the Tier 1 listing of the US GTIP
Report is the Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act signed in February last year.
In a related development, the Philippines has retained its Tier 2 status in the latest Global Trafficking in Persons (GTIP
) Report of the United States Department of State.
Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (GTIP
), Remarks at "Human
As a department, the next phase our work in this area is the introduction of the Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP
) developed in partnership with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).