European Dimension on Tourism Safety and Security -Show Day, 4th of December 2012 in Brussels

Time: Tue 4th of December 2012, at 11 am - 2 pm 
Venue: Committee of the Regions (Rue Belliard 99-101, Brussels)
Organizer: Tourism Safety and Security network of Finnish Lapland/Multidimensional Tourism Institute, in cooperation with Finnish Ministry of the Interior
Aim: European Dimension on Tourism Safety and Security –Show Day, top-level meeting for tourism quality and safety experts and decision makers to disseminate and exchange information about tourism development in EU.

Seminar language is English.

 Topics to be discussed:
• Tourism policies of European Union
• EU, national and regional aspects in tourism safety development (Finnish Lapland as a case)
• International cooperation to enhance tourism development


10.30 Registration and coffee

11.00 am: Opening words
Thematic presentations:
•Deputy Director General Mr. Antti Peltomäki, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry: European commission’s tourism policy
•MEP Mr. Hannu Takkula: European tourism from the point of view of European Parliament (tbc)
•Ms. Tarja Mankkinen, Ministry of the Interior: Tourism Safety Cooperation as part of national Internal Security Programme
•Mr. Pekka Iivari, Multidimensional Tourism Institute: Tourism Safety and Security co-creation in Finnish Lapland
Ms. Laurianne Krid, Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA): Key criteria for consumers when choosing their holiday destination  
•Minister of the Interior, Ms. Päivi Räsänen: Pre-emptive safety cooperation in Finland
2.00 pm: Minister of the Interior, Ms. Päivi Räsänen, Closing words and an Invitation – 1st General Assembly of Tourism Safety and Security in Lapland, spring 2013. See you there!

Light lunch is served!

Register no later than 28th of November! Registrations via e-mail to Mr. Niko Niemisalo ( Tel. +358 20 798 5449

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Tourism Safety and Security System in Lapland:
Mr. Niko Niemisalo, tel. +358207985449, e-mail
Multidimensional Tourism Institute
Viirinkankaantie 1
96300 Rovaniemi, Finland 

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