GENERAL PROGRAMME

GENERAL PROGRAMME

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Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Registration and coffee break 


Welcome 

  • Maria Lorena Gutiérrez, Colombian Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism
  • Karen Abudinen, Director of the Colombian Family Welfare Institute



Opening session

Multi-stakeholder approach towards ending the sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism 

Video message from Marta Santos Pais , Special Representative of the Secretary-
General on Violence against Children introduced by Cecilia Anicama     
Programme Specialist, SRSG on Violence against Children Team

  • Sandra Howard, Vice Minister of Tourism, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Colombia
  • Helen Marano, Executive Vice-President, WTTC
  • Cornelius Williams, Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection, Programme Division, UNICEF
  • Margaret Akullo, Global Project Coordinator of GLO.ACT, UNODC
  • Dorothy Rozga, Executive Director, ECPAT International
  • Stella Cardenas, Executive Director, ECPAT Colombia / Fundación Renacer
  • José Andrés Duarte, Director, Bogotá Tourism Council (IDT)

 

Keynote Speech: 

The challenges of a multi-stakeholder approach in addressing the sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism, by Najat Maalla M’jid, Chair High-Level Global Taskforce to End Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT), former UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography.

 

Group photo and lunch 

 

Panel 1: The role of governments in child protection in travel and tourism Convener: The Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism Moderator: Sandra Howard , Vice Minister of Tourism, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Colombia Speakers:

  • Alejandro Varela, Deputy Director for the Americas, UNWTO
  • Maria José Moncada, Vice Minister of Tourism, Honduras
  • Mariama Mohamed Cissé, Ag. Director of Social Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC) and substantive Executive Secretary of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC)
  • Per-Anders Sunesson, Ambassador at Large for Combating Trafficking in Persons, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
  • Jorge Morandeira, Advisor to the Minister of Tourism of the Western Republic of Uruguay and Coordinator of the Executive Secretariat of GARA

 

Coffee break  

 

Panel 2: The impact of digital environments on child protection in travel and tourism Conveners: ECPAT and UNICEF Moderator: Andrés Franco, Deputy Director, Private Sector Engagement, UNICEFKeynote Speaker: Steven Grocki, Board Member, WeProtect Global Alliance, Chief Criminal Division, US Department of Justice
Respondents:

  • Mauro Accurso, GSMA
  • Marie-Laure Lemineur​, Head of Programme Combatting Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (OSCE), ECPAT International

 

Panel 3: From child protection to respecting children’s rights: human rights impact assessments in travel and tourism
Convener: ECPAT Germany
Moderator: Rika Jean-Francois, CSR Manager of the International Travel Fair Berlin ITB
Speakers:

  • Paula Gaviria, the Presidential Commissioner for Human Rights, Colombia  
  • Beth Verhey, Senior Advisor, Child Rights and Business, UNICEF
  • Antje Monshausen, Chairwoman of Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism
  • Philip (Gerry) Dyer, Chief of Office, End Violence Against Children, The Global Partnership
  • Theo Noten​, Programme manager, Defence  for  Children  -  ECPAT  The  Netherlands 

 

Reception at Ágora Convention Centre hosted by the Bogota Mayor’s Office Welcome speech by José Andrés Duarte, Director, Bogotá Tourism Office (IDT)

 

Concert of the Cundinamarca Philharmonic Orchestra at Ágora Bogotá Convention Centre        


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Thursday, 7 June 2018

Coffee Break 

 

Panel 4: The private sector’s role in child protection in travel and tourism
Convener: The World Tourism and Travel Council (WTTC)
Moderator: Helen Marano,
Executive Vice-President, WTTC
Speakers:

  • Lauren Aste, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Jay Galindo, Head of Regional Security for Caribbean, and Latin America, Marriott International
  • Philip K.H. Ma, Vice Chairman of China Chamber of Tourism
  • Ken Sien, Director, Strategic Accounts, Maritz Global Events
  • Rhonda Sloan, Global Head of Travel Communications, American International Group, Inc
  • Gustavo Toro, President COTELCO (Hotel Association of Colombia)
  • Maxime Verstraete​, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & ADA Compliance, Hilton

 

Panel 5:
The role of law enforcement in combatting
travelling child sex offenders (TCSO) and the inter-sectoral cooperation
Convener: National Police of Colombia and Fundación RenacerModerator: Margaret Akullo, Global Project Coordinator of GLO.ACT, UNODCSpeakers:

  • Bjorn Sellstrom, Coordinator, Crimes Against Children team, OEC/VCO INTERPOL General Secretariat
  • Marcos Gomez, Homeland Security Investigations, Special Agent
  • Juanita Duran, Deputy Director of Public Polices, General Prosecutor Office of Colombia
  • Virtual Global Task Force, representative of the Ministry of Interior for the United Arab Emirates (MOI UAE)
  • Eusebio Vasquez Colchado, Chief, Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Division for the Loreto Region Criminal Investigation, National Police of Perú
  • Julio César González Bedoya, Brigadier General, Director of Protection and Special Services, National Police of Colombia



Coffee Break

 

 

Concurrent Working Sessions (1-4) 

Session 1: Strengthening awareness and improving the reporting systems for suspected cases of sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism
Convener: The Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism
Moderator: Jorge Morandeira, 
Advisor to the Minister of Tourism of the Western Republic of Uruguay and Coordinator of the Executive Secretariat of GARA
Speakers:

  • Karol Fajardo Mariño, Director of Sectoral Analysis and Promotion,
    Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Colombia, “Ojos en todas partes” campaign
  • Isra Sunthornvut, Secretary General, ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, (AIPA)
  • Mauricio Rasi, Special Adviser to the Ministry, Ministry of Tourism Brazil
  • Astrid Winkler, ECPAT Austria, “Don’t look away!” campaign
  • Zully Salazar, President, Corporación de Turismo Cartagena de Indias and Fundation Renacer “La Muralla Soy Yo

Session 2: Sport events and the protection of children from sexual exploitation
Convener: Council of Europe
Moderator: Elda Moreno, 
Head of the Children's Rights and Sport Values Department, Council of Europe
Speakers:

  • George Nikolaidis, Chair of the Lanzarote Committee (Council of Europe Convention on the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse)
  • Andrés Franco, Deputy Director, Private Sector Engagement, UNICEF
  • Natalie Volin Lehr, Director, Corporate Affairs, Carlson
  • Sarah de Carvalho, CEO, It’s a Penalty Campaign
  • Guillemette Vuillard, Manager of the “Don’t look away!” campaign

Session 3: Children, victims of trafficking in the context of travel and tourismConvener: UNODC  ColombiaModerator:Margaret Akullo, Global Project Coordinator of GLO.ACT, UNODC 
Speakers:

  • Miguel Uribe, Government Secretary, Bogotá Mayor´s Office
  • Nelson Rivera, Therapeutic Deputy-Director, ECPAT Colombia/Fundación Renacer
  • Fernanda Fuentes, National Project Officer, UNODC Brazil
  • Andrea Claudia Querol Lipcovich, President, CHS Alternativo, Perú
  • Felipe Botero Escobar, Deputy Secretary for Human Rights and Peace Building, Secretariat for Peace and Civic Culture of the Cali Mayor’s Office

Session 4: International voluntourism – risks for children in travel and tourism
Convener: Better Care Network
Moderator: Najat Maalla M’jid, Chair High-Level Global Taskforce to End Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT), former UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale on Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography
Speakers:

  • Florence Martin, Director, Better Care Network
  • Mechtild Maurer, Executive Director, ECPAT Germany  
  • Rebecca Nhep, Joint CEO- ACCI Relief, Co-Chair- ReThink Orphanages Network, ACCI Relief, ReThink Orphanages Network, Better Volunteering Better Care Initiative
  • Damien Brosnan, Programme Manager, The Code

 

Lunch

 

Concurrent Working Sessions (5-8)

Session 5: The need for standards on child protection in the travel and tourism sector
Convener: Fundación Renacer/ECPAT Colombia in partnership with the Colombia’s
Presidential Human Rights Programme
Moderator: Viviana Limpias, Representative for Colombia, UNICEFSpeakers:

  • Paula Gaviria, the Presidential Commissioner for Human Rights, Colombia
  • John Karakatsianis, Corporate Citizenship Director, Avianca
  • Guillaume Landry, Director General, International Bureau of Children Rights
  • Elise Allart, Executive Director Programmes & Operations, TUI Care Foundation & former Manager Sustainability TUI Benelux
  • Cecilia Anicama, Programme Specialist, SRSG on Violence against Children Team


Session 6: Partnerships between civil society organisations and the private sector for the protection of children in travel and tourism
Convener: Down to Zero Alliance Partners
Moderator: Carrie van der Kroon , Programme Officer, Defence for Children – ECPAT Netherlands and Judith Flick , Programme Manager Down to Zero, Terre des Hommes NetherlandsSpeakers:

  • Michelle Guelbart, Director of Private Sector Engagement, ECPAT-USA
  • Caroline Meledo, Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights, Hilton   
  • Joyatri Ray, Program Coordinator Society, Culture and Tourism, EQUATIONS, India
  • Hernán Franco, Manager, Hotel Matisse
  • Humberto Rodríguez, The Code Manager, ECPAT Colombia


Session 7: Legal frameworks and their implementationConvener: Fundation Renacer / ECPAT ColombiaModerator: Nidia Calianza, Judge, Council of State Gender Commission, ColombiaSpeakers:

  • Juan Carlos Cortés González, Deputy Ombudsman, Colombia
  • George Nikolaidis, Chair of the Lanzarote Committee (Council of Europe Convention on the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse)
  • Stella Conto, Judge of the High State Court, Colombia
  • Pablo Cruz Casas, Federal Judge, Argentina
  • Paola Hittscher, Special Prosecutor on Trafficking, Perú

 

Session 8: The role of the media in the protection of children in travel and tourism Convener: UNICEF Moderator: Suzanne Bilello, Communications Expert, UNICEFSpeakers:

  • Anastasia Moloney, Latin America and Caribbean correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Leif Coorlim, Freedom Project, Editorial Director and Executive Director of CNN International
  • Juergen Thomas Steinmetz, Chairman, International Coalition of Tourism Partners and the publisher of eTurboNews
  • Susanna Greijer, Project Coordinator, Luxemburg Terminology Guidelines for the protection of children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse
  • Ximena Norato Palomeque, Director and Founder, PANDI News Agency

 

Presentation of the Recommendations from the Panels and the Concurrent Working Sessions moderated by Corinne Dettmeijer-Vermeulen, former National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children, The Netherlands


From Recommendations to Commitments and Action – Conclusions from the International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism


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VENUE

Ágora Bogotá www.agorabogota.com

The Agora Convention Center is strategically located in the Fairs and Events District of Bogotá, offering a range of options along main thoroughfares such as La Esperanza, El Dorado and Las Américas.

Agora Bogotá is 3km (less than 2 miles) from the Historic Centre, which is home to the city´s most important museums and cultural activities; and 8km (5 miles) from El Dorado International Airport. And it is very close to tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping malls and 4 and 5-star hotels.

Tourist attractions near Agora Bogotá

ACCOMMODATION

Official Hotel

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