Three United Nations Organisation and its Specialised Agencies

The Tourism falls within the competence of the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC of the United Natitions Organisations. Since 1946, the council has created a commission on Transport and Communications which, among other matters, has been responsible for dealing with questions of travel and international Tourism. The council initiated the U.N. Conference on International  Travel and Tourism at Rome in 1963. The Regional Economic Commissions of ECOSOC also deal with international tourism. Similarly, a UN organ, the United Nations Conference On Trade and Developement UNCTAD deals with international tourism, thinking it as an important factor in international economic relations, and as a growth factor for the developing countries.