Agenda of the APEC High level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable tourism

1. Tentative agenda (as of June 15th 2017):

 

APEC High level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable tourism

Vinpearl, Ha Long, 19/6/2017

 

OPENING SESSION

 

 

09:00-09:15

Opening remarks

H.E. Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Viet Nam

09:15-09:30

Welcoming remarks

H.E. Mr. Nguyen Duc Long, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh Province

09:30-09:35

Remarks by Dr. Alan Bollard, Executive Director, APEC Secretariat

09:35-09:50

Keynote address by a Leader of Viet Nam

09:50-09:55

Message by H.E. Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization

09:55-10:05

Group photo session

Ministers /Heads of Delegations/Speakers

10:05-10:20

Tea Break

SESSION 1: PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN A CHANGING WORLD

 

 

10:20-10:35

Keynote speech: Tourism and sustainable development agenda: Recommendation for APEC economies

Dr. Dirk Glaesser, Director for the Sustainable Development Programme of the World Tourism Organization

10:35-10:45

Sustainable tourism development: key concept, principles, best practices and challenges in Indonesia

Indonesia

10:45-10:55

Sustainable tourism policy and events for IYSTD 2017 in Japan

Japan

10:55-11:05

APEC sustainable tourism amid industrial revolution 4.0

Viet Nam

11:05-11:15

Tourism strategies in response to the challenges, including the climate change

Korea

11:15-11:25

Aviation's contribution to economies and response to the environment challenge

Mr. Vinoop Goel (IATA)

11:25-12:00

Discussion

Ministers/Heads of Delegations

WORKING LUNCH: DIALOGUE WITH APEC BUSINESS COMMUNITY ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

12:10-12:30

Speakers

 

  • Mr. Jeff Fielkow, Vice President of Sustainability and Recycling Programs for Tetra Pak

 

  • Ms. Shu Tan, CEO&Founder of Sapa O' Chau Travel Social Enterprise

 

  • Ms. Nguyen Thi Bich Hien (IUCN)

12:45 -13:30

Discussion

 

 

SESSION 2: PRACTICES AND VISION FOR APEC COOPERATION ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

 

 

13:30-13:45

Keynote speech: Global     Sustainable     Tourism     Council     Criteria     and recommendations for APEC

Mr. Randy Durband, CEO of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council Criteria

13:45-13:55

Sustainable tourism and social licence

New Zealand

13:55-14:05

Sustainable tourism development for inclusive growth and employment creation: Peru experiences

Peru

14:05-14:15

Empowering local community, MSMEs and workforce for sustainable tourism development

Papua New Guinea

14:15-14:25

Green Tourism Initiative

Thailand

14:25-14:35

Sustainable tourism development in a changing world: Taking a green view approach

Mr. Eric Ricaurte, Green View

14:35-15:15

Discussion

Ministers/Heads of Delegation

15:15-15:30

Tea Break

 

 

ADOPTION OF THE STATEMENT OF THE APEC HIGH LEVEL POLICY DIALOGUE

ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

15:30-15:45

Adoption of the APEC High Level Statement on Sustainable Tourism

CLOSING SESSION

15:45-16:00

Closing remarks

H.E. Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Viet Nam

PRESS CONFERENCE

 

 

16:15-17:00

- H.E. Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Viet Nam

- Papua New Guinea (Next host of APEC TMM)

- Dr. Alan Bollard, Executive Director, APEC Secretariat

Media can attend the Opening session and the Press conference. Please regularly check the APEC 2017 website for the updates.

2. Media badges can be picked up at:

Venue:  Main lobby of the Vinpearl Ha Long.

Time:

- Sunday 18/6/2017: 14h00 - 17h00

- Monday 19/6/2017: 07h00 - 08h00

3. Contact persons:

Phạm Tố Linh, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism: 098242192.

Phạm Tú Uyên, Ministry of Foreign Affairs:  0915692.176