65th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe

65th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe (CEU)

Virtual Meeting - 25 June 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00 (Madrid time)

CEU

 

25 June 2020
10:00 –10:05
Welcome by the CEU Chair

Adoption of the Agenda

H.E. Mr. Harry Theoharis, Minister of Tourism, Greece
 
10:05-10:15
Communication of Uzbekistan, host country of the 65th CEU
H.E. Mr. Aziz Abdukhakimov, Deputy Prime-minister – Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development
10:15–10:25
Communication of the CEU Chair
H.E. Mr. Harry Theoharis, Minister of Tourism, Greece
10:25 - 10:40
Introductory remarks - Report of the Secretary-General
H.E. Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General
10:40 - 10:50
Current activities and initiatives carried out in Europe during the COVID-19
Prof. Alessandra Priante, Regional Director for Europe, UNWTO
10:50 – 11:00
International Protection of Tourists: Rebuilding Consumers' Confidence
Ms. Alicia Gómez, Legal Counsel, UNWTO
11:00 – 12:20
Ministerial discussion on policy issues in response to COVID-19
 
12:20 – 12:25
Address by the President of the Board of Affiliate Members of UNWTO
Ms. Ana Larrañaga, Director, Exhibition Business Unit, IFEMA (Spain)
12:25 – 12:30
Address by the Representative of the European Commission
Ms. Anna, Athanasopoulou, Head, DG GROW - Tourism Unit, European Commission
12:30 – 12:40
Keynote: The future of jobs
Mr. Juan Urdiales, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Job and Talent
12:40 –12:50
UNWTO-IFC Green Financing Instrument
Ms. Natalia Bayona, Senior Expert, Innovation & Digital Transformation, UNWTO
12:50–12:55
Place of the 66th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe
12:55 –13:00
Conclusions and closing of the Meeting of the Commission
H.E. Mr. Harry Theoharis, Minister of Tourism, Greece
Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, UNWTO