Workshop On “Aid for Trade and Tourism in Cambodia: Stocktaking and Way Forward”

Junho 27, 2014 a Junho 28, 2014 — Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  WORKSHOP ON “AID FOR TRADE AND TOURISM IN CAMBODIA: STOCKTAKING AND WAY FORWARD”

27 June 2014

 

Hamawari Hotel Apartment, Phnom Penh.

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) are conducting a workshop on “Aid for Trade and Tourism in Cambodia: Stocktaking and Way Forward”. The workshop is presided over by: LCT. Ms Tekreth Kamrang, Secretary of State, MoC; and H.E. Mr Pak Sokhom, Secretary of State, MoT.

The workshop aims to raise awareness on what Aid for Trade (AfT) is achieving in Cambodia, how it is operated and its national benefits, with a particular emphasis on how the MoT, the MoC, the private sector and the donor community can join hands to accelerate tourism sector development in Cambodia.

The workshop is supported by the Trade Sector Wide Approach (Trade SWAp) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Programme.

Agenda

09.00- 09.15

Opening Remarks

By MoT H.E Pak Sokhom

MoC LCT TEKRETH Kamrang

09.15-10.30

Session 1:

Tourism Master Plan 2020, MoT

by Mr. Try Chhiv, Deputy Director General of Tourism, Ministry of Tourism

Cambodia Trade Integration Strategy (Tourism Chapter) 2014-2018, MoC,

by Mr. Sven Callebaut, Capacity Development on AfT, D/ICO, MoC

10.00- 10.15

Coffee Break

10.30- 11.45

Session 2:

Aid-for-Trade in Cambodia: how it works, what is supported, what more can be done, MoC

By: Mr. CHHIENG Pich, Director of DICO, TDSP and EIF NIU, MoC

11.45- 12.00

Questions & Answers

12.00-13.30

Lunch Break

13.30- 14.30

Session 3:

The way forward, case study of public-private-DP partnership for tourism development: RACA, By: Mr. Pierre Tami, Director of SHIFT 360

14.30- 16.00

Session 4:

Discussion Panel: private sector participation and discussion, by resource persons:

1. Training & Capacity Development Implementation in according with ASEAN standard (by: National committee of Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Tourism Professional);

2. Human Resource needs in tourism industry (by: Cambodia Travel Agent Association);

3. Human Resource needs in catering industry (by: Cambodia Restaurant Association); and

4. Human Resource needs in tourism industry (by: Cambodia Hotel Association).

16.00- 16.30

Closing remarks

By MoT and MoC