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25e vergadering commissie NAT, Brussel

Europees Economisch en Sociaal Comité (EESC)
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
datum 16 september 2019 11:00 - 14:00
plaats Brussel, België
locatie Delors (JDE) Toon locatie
organisatie Comité van de Regio's (CvdR)

Draft agenda - 25th NAT commission meeting



Brussels, 12 September 2019


6th term of office - NAT Commission


Meeting No





Committee building, 101 rue Belliard, 1040 Brussels (JDE52)


16/09/2019 11.00 - 14.00

Deadline for submitting a delegation of presence

13/09/2019 at midnight (Brussels time)

10.30 - 11.00 Meeting of the political coordinators (in camera, JDE 70)

11.00 - 14.00

Draft agenda:

  • Adoption of the draft agenda


  • Approval of the minutes of the 24th meeting


  • Statement by the chair
  • Organisation of future work

    For decision:

  • Opinions on the basis of consultations (Rule 41(a)) - Appointment of rapporteurs)
  • Own-initiative opinions (Rule 41b) i))
    • Decision to draw up an opinion
    • Appointment of rapporteurs
  • Own-initiative opinions (Rule 41b) ii))


    • Decision to request Bureau authorisation for an opinion
    • Provisional appointment of rapporteurs
  • Decisions not to draw up an opinion
  • Ongoing work programme and decision on attributions by the president


  • NAT Commission external activities in 2020


    For discussion:

  • Follow-up to opinions


    12:00 - 14:00

  • Debate

    Tourism: New trends, challenges and solutions


    Ossi MARTIKAINEN (FI/RE), NAT Chair, Jury Member of the Capital of Smart Tourism Award

    Scene setting:

    Ben LYNAM, Head of Communications, The Travel Foundation, Invisible burden of tourism

    Keynote interventions:

    • Rui BETTENCOURT (PT/PES), CoR member, Regional Assistant Secretary of the Presidency for External Relations of the Regional Government of the Azores
    • Patrick TORRENT, President at NECSTouR and Executive Director at Catalan Tourist Board
    • Milasz MOMOT, DG GROW, Unit for Tourism, Emerging and Creative Industries

    Reactions from the regions:

    • Piotr CAŁBECKI (EPP/PL), CoR member, President of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region
    • Nikola DOBROSLAVIĆ (EPP/HR), CoR Member, Prefect of Dubrovnik-Neretva County
    • Manuel Alejandro CARDENETE, NECSTouR Vice-President, Regional Vice-Minister on Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration at Regional Government of Junta de Andalucía

    Discussion with the audience (45 min)

    Wrap up: Christophe CLERGEAU (FR/PES), NAT Vice Chair, Member of the Pays-de-la-Loire Regional Council

    Note to NAT members: At 3 p.m., after the NAT meeting, there will be a technical workshop on "Driving sustainable tourism destinations through trans-regional co-operation", organised by NECSTouR and supported by the NAT secretariat, in room JDE52. NAT members are invited to take part. Registration is not necessary.

  • Any other business
  • Confirmation of the date of the next meeting: 12 November in Brussels

    End of meeting.



    (participants may speak in their own language)



    (participants may listen in)



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