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Latest information

LAST UPDATED 24 September 2020

Useful links and resources:

The JMIC Global Manifesto

Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-Opening Business Events Version 2

SA Events Council: 10 Guiding Principles for Hosting Events Safely

Events Industry Council: Meeting and Event Code of Conduct

Impacto COVID-19 Informe proyección - Industria de Reuniones en Latino América

Northstar Meetings Group's Coronavirus and Meetings page, including Pulse Survey updates and a live blog covering all Covid-19 travel news globally. 

CDC Considerations for Events and Gatherings (15 June)

ICCA Association Survey: The Future of Global Association Meetings - The New Association Reality

G3 Partners AIPC, ICCA and UFI Release “Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-Opening Business Events”

WHO: Key planning recommendations for mass gatherings in the context of COVID-19

UNWTO Launches Global Guidelines To Reopen Tourism

TBCSA - COVID-19 Protocols For Tourism Industry Operations

R.I.F.E.L - Event Safety and Security in the context of COVID-19

ICCA Global Conversations in collaboration with Simpleview - How COVID-19 Changes Meeting Organisers' Needs and Partner Relationships

UNWTO - World Tourism Remains at a standstill as 100% of countries impose restrictions on travel

UNWTO - 100% of Global Destinations Now Have COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

UNWTO - World Tourism Organization Underscores Tourism’s Importance for COVID-19 Recovery in Audience with the King of Spain 

Events Industry Council - Joint message from global industry leaders in support of our global communit

UNWTO - COVID-19 Statement

World Economic Forum - 'Over-reacting is better than non-reacting'

Events Industry Council - About COVID-19

WHO Daily Situation Reports

View a live-tracker of the spread of the disease from Johns Hopkins University 

WHO key planning recommendations for Mass Gatherings in the context of the current COVID-19 outbreak

Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019

Associations Now Coronavirus Tracker: Association Updates on COVID-19

Skift Coronavirus and the travel industry live updates

ICCA analyses COVID-19 global meetings industry impact: Industry shows resilience and confidence

Shanghai Institutes for International Studies's Report January 2020: Coronavirus Battle in China: Process and Prospect 

Shanghai Institutes for International Studies's Report February 2020: China's Fight against Covid-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign

Liu Ping's Interview with TTG MICE: Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do

Meetings Industry Calls for Support Measures in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

ICCA Tips on Crisis Management

Choking travel won’t stop the coronavirus spreading warns World Travel & Tourism Council

A joint statement on COVID-19 - UNWTO and WHO call for responsibility and coordination

Regularly check the latest official information 

In general, it is good practice in situations like these to stay calm, communicate responsibly and follow official health and travel advice. Download our whitepaper Crisis Management for Meetings for tips how to deal with crisis situations. We suggest to regularly check the latest official information on the virus of global health organisations: 

Please regularly check your National Travel Advisory Boards official foreign travel advice.