5. Responsible development for tourism

UN SDGs - targets Local actions
Devise and implement policies to promote sustainable tourism
We will promote sustainable tourism in the municipality and create good settings for developing tourism.
Develop sustainable infrastructure
We will work to increase accessibility throughout the municipality to utilise the full potential of the future international airport.
Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage
We will protect our cultural and natural heritage by regulating and limiting the number of visitors to specially vulnerable sites. Ilulissat Icefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and must continue to be protected according to agreements in force.
Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable development impacts for sustainable tourism
Together with local tourism actors, we will define specific goals for our sustainability efforts.
Encourage and promote effective public, public, private and civil society partnerships
We will work to strengthen cooperation and knowledge sharing across tourism actors, Visit Greenland, DMOs, the municipality and citizens, in order to promote sustainable solutions benefitting the local community, nature and tourists.