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SHANTINIKETAN DECLARATION

Attendance at the Policy Workshop ‘Peace through Tourism in historically changed Cross-borders’ at Museum Hall, Department of History, Visva-Bharati, Shantiniketan on 29th & 30th March, 2010. Organized by Department Of History & Help Tourism.
• 36 participants from all over India, specially Northeast, West Bengal and Orissa with delegates from Bhutan and Bangladesh.
• Included Government officials, NGOs, Academicians, tourism industry representatives, tourism activists, film makers, social activists and travel writers.
• 30 Students of the Department of History, Visva-Bharati.

The Cross-Border description
• Borders are human-made, both physical and in the minds.
• Capitals far away from the borders should understand and address the sentiments, livelihood and basic needs of the people living in the borders and constantly seek cooperation of neighboring countries.
• Tourism should be seen as meaningful tool to bring our borders and communities out of isolation and create better people to people participation along the borders.

Follow the link and read the Shantiniketan-Declaration-March 2010

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