Events

19.03.2013
 
 

International Conference "72-hour visa-free regime Russian and foreign travelers as an instrument of international cooperation"

Svetlogorsk, Russia
Location: Svetlogorsk, Russia

9-00 Registration
Welcome coffee

9-30 Opening session
Welcoming:
- Governor of Kaliningrad region
- Accusation of European Borders Regions (AEBR)

10-00 Round table1: Overview, general questions
Opportunities and prospects for 72 hour visa-free issues
Speakers:
- NP «IPPRVS», 72 hour visa-free regime (St. Petersburg experience)
- Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council, Federal Assembly of Russian Federation, 72 hours regime, the first step towards a visa-free regime
- AEBR, International experience of introducing visa-free regime in EU
- Representatives of the Consulate of Sweden, Dialogue on issues of administration 72 hour visa-free regime for Russian citizens

11-30 Coffee-brake

12-00 Round table 2: Regional Aspects of 72 hour visa-free regime
Marine waterways of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia
Speakers:
- Minister of Tourism, Kaliningrad region Government, Tourism potential of the mutually beneficial use of 72 hour visa-free regime.
- Advisor for the Governor of Kaliningrad region on the preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2018
- Representation of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Kaliningrad, Prospect of parity 72 hour visa-free regime for Russian citizens in EU countries and the use of tools of public diplomacy in international relations
- Kaliningrad yacht club, a dialogue on the practical use of 72x hour visa-free regime.

13-30 Lunch

15-00 Round table 3:
Theoretical and practical aspects of using 72 hour visa-free regime
Speakers:
- Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Scientific approach to the evaluation of 72 hour visa-free regime
- Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation in the Kaliningrad region, statistics on the use of 72 hour visa-free regime

16-30 Closing session
Final resolution of the promotion strategy for 72 hour visa-free regime for Russian and foreign citizens