Europe Day 2012 in Hong Kong and Macao
16.05.2012 / 04:43
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The European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao organized “The Europe Day” in Hong Kong and Macao on May 8th and May 15th May, 2012.
“The Europe Day” is an annual opportunity for the European Union and member states to present themselves, as well as a variety of issues. This year´s focus was a platform for sharing opinions between the business and diplomatic communities in Hong Kong and Macao. The main part of the program was the roundtable conference with the theme of “Back to Business - Together”, co-organized by the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. Participating in the role of panel speakers were Consul Generals from selected member states of the EU as well as top managers from the business and financial sectors. Among the panel speakers was also Consul General of the Czech Republic in Hong Kong and Macao Jaroslav Kantůrek. The roundtable conferences were followed by receptions with Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong SAR government Stephen Lam and Secretary for Administration and Justice of the Macao SAR government Florida Chan as guests of honor.
Within the event was also the opportunity for each member state of the EU to host a national booth, where the visitors had a chance to taste a wide range of beverages and food products. At the booth of the Czech Republic were presented namely famous Czech beers - Budějovický Budvar, Pilsner Urquell and the traditional liquor Becherovka.
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