The National Tourism Conference : Program

Program

The National Tourism Conference

Brazzaville

From July 17 to 18 2017

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Sunday July ,16 2017

10am to 6pm:  Welcome, registration and badges

(Place: at Radisson Blu Hotel)


Day 1: Monday July 17 2017

8 – 11.30am: Welcome, registration, badges and participants sitting.

(Place: at Radisson Blu Hotel)

11.30 am – 1pm:

Official opening ceremony of the first National Tourism Assembly of the Republic of Congo under the High Patronage of His Excellency Mr. Denis SASSOU-NGUESSO, President of the Republic of Congo.(Ceremony marking the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development in Africa).

  • Welcome remarks of Mr. Hugues NGOUELENDELE, Mayor of Brazzaville City;
  • Words of Circumstance of Mr. Anthony KWAKU OHEMENG-BOAMAH, UN Resident Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative at United Nations;
  • Remarks of Mrs. Arlette SOUDAN-NONAULT, Minister of Tourism and Leisure;
  • Words of Circumstance of Dr. Taleb RIFAI, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
  • Opening words of His Excellency Mr. Denis SASSOU NGUESSO, President of the Republic of Congo.

Presentation of the open letter by Dr. Taleb RIFAI, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), to His Excellency Mr. Denis SASSOU NGUESSO, President of the Republic of Congo.
Masters of Ceremony: Mr. Médard MILANDOU and Ms Prisca OUYA

Official Picture

(Head of Contingent)

1 – 1.15pm:

Global announcement / Presentation of the Strategy of Sustainable Tourism Development in the Republic of Congo – Brazzaville – and the expectations on the « Fonds Bleu »

1.15- – 2.15pm:

1st panel: « The “Fonds Bleu”, Source of funding for Ecotourism »

Panelists (5):

Moderator: Mr. François SOUDAN, Managing Editor of  » Jeune Afrique »

2.15 – 3.30pm: Lunch Break (Place of the Conferences – Radisson Blu Hotel)  

 

2.15 – 3.30pm: 2nd panel: « What are the difficulties met by tourism operators in the Republic of Congo-Brazzaville« 

Panelists (5):

Moderator: Mr. Rémy POLIWA, Expert to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

4.30 – 4.45pm: Coffee break (Place of the Conferences – Radisson Blu Hotel)
4.45 – 5.15pm: Update on the day’s work

Moderator: Mr. Rémy POLIWA, Expert to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

4.30 – 5.30pm: Donors Meeting

Moderator: Mrs. Vanessa SATUR – Program Manager – Technical Cooperation, World Tourism Organization

(Place: Radisson Blu Hotel)

5.30 – 7.30pm: Cocktail

(Place: Radisson Blu Hotel / entertainment: Griot)

08h00pm: High Level Diner offered by the Ministry of Tourism and Leisure (Invitation only)

(Place: Radisson Blu Hotel)


Day 2: Tuesday July 18 2017

8.30-9.30 am: Synthesis of work’s Day 1

Moderator: Mr. Rémy POLIWA – Expert to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

9.30- 10.30am:

3rd panel: « Good governance favorable to Sustainable Tourism Development in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and Sharing Experiences« .

Panelists (5):

Moderator: Mrs. Vanessa SATUR – Program Manager – Technical Cooperation, World Tourism Organization.

10.30 – 10.45am: Coffee break (Place of the Conferences – Radisson Blu Hotel)

 

10.45am – 12.30am: 4th Panel : « How to integrate the civil society for a better sustainable tourism development in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) ?« Panelists (5):

Moderator:

12.30 – 2pm: Lunch Break (Place of the Conferences – Radisson Blu Hotel)
2 – 3.15pm: 5th Panel : «  The integration of the destination Congo – Brazzaville in the building of the African Destination Branding « 

Panelists (5):

Moderator: Mrs. Carmen NIBIGIRA –

Regional Coordinator – East Africa Tourism Platform – World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

3.15 – 3.30pm: Coffee break (Place of the Conferences – Radisson Blu Hotel)

 

3.30 – 4.30pm : Update on the day’s work and Plenary work presentation

Moderator: Mr. Rémy POLIWA – Expert to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

4.30 – 5pm:

Reading and Adoption of the activity report

Moderator: Mr. Rémy POLIWA – Expert to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

5 – 6pm:  Closing Ceremony under the High Patronage of His Excellency Mr Denis SASSOU-NGUESSO, President of the Republic of Congo.

  • Words of circumstance of Dr. Taleb RIFAI, Secretary General World Tourism Organization (UNWTO);
  • Thanking words of Mrs. Arlette SOUDAN-NONAULT, Minister of Tourism and Leisure;
  • Closing words of His Excellency, Mr. Clément MOUAMBA, Prime Minister.

Master of Ceremony: Mr. Gyldas MAYELA and Ms Prisca OUYA

9pm: Gala Dinner

(Place: Radisson Blu Hotel / entertainment: Traditional Group)

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