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APEC Vietnam 2006

Tentative Schedule for the major events of the APEC 2006 Leaders' Week (November 12-19, 2006)
13/11/2007 10:45:00

TENTATIVE PROGRAMS OF
APEC CONCLUDING SOM, APEC MINISTERIAL MEETING,
APEC ECONOMIC LEADERS’ MEETING, AND
SPOUSES’ MEETING
1. CONCLUDING SOM (CSOM) Program
12 – 13 November 2006
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Day 1 Sunday, 12 November 2006
09.00 – 12.30 CSOM Informal
Venue: Room 343, 3rd Floor, NCC
Access:
SOM Chair + 3, Senior Official + 2, ABAC Chair + 1
APEC Secretariat ED/ DED + 2
Chairs of Committees (BMC, CTI, EC) + 1
(SCE Chair is Australian Senior Official)
12.30 – 14.00 Luncheon hosted by SOM Chair
Venue: Room 347, 3rd Floor, NCC
Access:
SOM Chair + 3, Senior Official + 2, ABAC Chair + 1
APEC Secretariat ED/ DED + 2
Chairs of Committees (BMC, CTI, EC) + 1
(SCE Chair is Australian Senior Official)
14.00 – 18.00 CSOM Informal (continued)
Venue: Room 343, 3rd Floor, NCC
Day 2 Monday, 13 November 2006
09.00 – 12.30 CSOM Plenary
Venue: Room 4.1.1, 2nd Floor, NCC
Access:
SOM Chair + 3, Senior Official + 7, ABAC Chair + 3
APEC Secretariat ED/ DED + 6
Heads of Observer delegations (ASEAN, PECC, PIF) + 3
Chairs of Committees (BMC, CTI, EC) + 3
(SCE Chair is Australian Senior Official)
Other invited guests
14.00 – 18.00 CSOM Plenary (continued)
Venue: Room 4.1.1, 2nd Floor, NCC
18.30 – 19.00 SOM Chair’ Press Conference
2. APEC MINISTERIAL MEETING PROGRAM
15 – 16 November 2006
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Day 1 Wednesday, 15 November 2006
09.00 – 12.00 AMM Retreat
Venue: Room 343, 3rd Floor, NCC
Access:
2 APEC Ministers + 2, SOM Chair + 1,
APEC Secretariat ED/ DED + 2, other invited guests
12.00 – 12.20 Official Photograph
12.30 – 14.00 Luncheon hosted by co-chairs of AMM
Venue: Room 347, 3rd Floor, NCC
Access:
2 APEC Ministers + 2, SOM Chair + 1,
APEC Secretariat ED/ DED + 2, other invited guests
14.00 – 17.00 AMM Retreat (continued)
Venue: Room 343, 3rd Floor, NCC
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner hosted by co-chairs of AMM
Venue: Ballroom, Daewoo Hotel
Access:
2 APEC Ministers and Spouses + 6
SOM Chair and Spouse + 6
APEC Secretariat ED/DED and Spouses + 2
Heads of Observer Delegations and Spouses + 2
Day 2 Thursday, 16 November 2006
09.00 – 12.30 AMM Plenary
Venue: Room 4.1.1, 2nd Floor, NCC
Access:
2 APEC Ministers + 8, SOM Chair + 4,
ABAC Chair + 4,
APEC Secretariat ED/ DED + 8,
Heads of Observer delegations (ASEAN, PECC, PIF) + 4
Other invited guests
12.30 – 13.00 AMM Chairs’ Press Conference
3. APEC ECONOMIC LEADERS’ MEETING PROGRAM
18 – 19 November 2006
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Day 1 Saturday, 18 November 2006
14.00 – 16.00 APEC Economic Leaders’ Retreat I
Venue: Room 4.1.1, 2nd Floor, NCC
Access:
Leaders, SOM Chair (Meeting Room 4.1.1)
Senior Officials, APEC ED/DED (Senior Officials’ Room 243)
4 Aides from each Economy (Aides’ Room 244)
Simultaneous Interpreters (Interpreters’ Booths)
12.00 Simultaneous Interpreters arrive at NCC
13.30 – 13.50 Leaders arrive at NCC via Main Entrance
* Whispering interpreters, Vietnamese PSOs and Diplomatic Aides proceed to the escalator via the left door (view from the outside) to wait for Leaders
* Senior Officials and other Aides proceed to respective waiting rooms under guidance of Liaison Officer 1.
- Leaders are introduced to Vietnamese President by Chief of Protocol.
- After a photo opportunity with Vietnamese President, Leaders are escorted by Diplomatic Aides to Leaders’ Lounge (Room 242, 2nd floor) via escalator.
13.55 Leaders enter Room 4.1.1.
* Whispering interpreters enter Aides’ Room.
14.00 Leaders’ Retreat I commences.
16.15 – 17.15 Leaders’ Dialogue with ABAC
Venue: Room 343, 3rd Floor, NCC
Access:
Leaders and 3 ABAC members from each Economy
16.05 Leaders proceed to Room 343 on 3rd floor via escalator
16.15 Speech by ABAC Chair
16.17 Keynote Speech by Vietnamese President
16.25 Leaders’ Dialogue with ABAC
17.15 Leaders go to Leaders’ Lounge (Room 189, 1st Floor).
* Senior Officials and other Aides, accompanied by Liaison Officer 1, proceed to the Main Lobby on 1st floor to wait for their Leaders.
In the same order as arrival, Leaders are escorted by respective Diplomatic Aide to the Main Lobby, proceeding to their cars and leaving NCC via Main Entrance.
20.00 – 22.00 Gala Dinner and Cultural Performance
Venue: Banquet Hall 9.1, 1st Floor, NCC
Access:
Access per Economy: Leader and Spouse, Foreign Minister and Spouse, Trade Minister and Spouse, Senior Official + 9
APEC Secretariat ED/ DED and Spouses + 4
Heads of Observer delegations and Spouses + 4
Invited Guests
18.15 – 18.45 Business guests arrive at NCC via West Entrance (See Diagram).
18.45 – 19.10 Ministers and Spouses and other guests arrive by bus at NCC via West Entrance.
- Ministers and Spouses, Heads of Observer delegations and Spouses are guided by Liaison Officer 2 and 3 to Ministers’ Lounge, Room 189, 1st Floor.
- Other guests proceed to the Banquet Hall, 1st Floor.
19.20 – 19.40 Leaders and Spouses arrive at NCC via the Main Entrance.
* Leaders’ Aides proceed to waiting room (Room 101) under guidance of Liaison Officer 1.
- Leaders and Spouses are introduced to Vietnamese President and Spouse by Chief of Protocol.
- After a photo opportunity with Vietnamese President and Spouse, Leaders and Spouses are escorted by Diplomatic Aides to Leaders’ Lounge (Room 103, 1st Floor).
19.40 Ministers and Spouses, Heads of Observer delegations and Spouses are guided by Liaison Officer 2 and 3 to the Banquet Hall.
19.55Leaders and Spouses are escorted to the Banquet Hall and take their seats under the guidance of Liaison Officer 1
20.00 Gala Dinner and Cultural Performance commence
22.00 Leaders and Spouses are escorted to Leaders’ Lounge to wait for departure.
In the same order as arrival, Leaders and Spouses are escorted by respective Diplomatic Aide to the Main Lobby. Here, after being bidden farewell by Vietnamese President and Spouse, Leaders and Spouses proceed to their cars and leave NCC via Main Entrance.
* Ministers and Spouses, Heads of Observer delegations and Spouses and other guests leave the Banquet Hall and proceed to buses at West Entrance.
Day 2 Sunday, 19 November 2006
10.00 – 12.00 APEC Economic Leaders’ Retreat II
Venue: Room 339, 3rd Floor, NCC
Access:
Leaders, SOM Chair (Meeting Room 339)
Senior Officials (Senior Officials’ Room 343)
4 Aides from each Economy (Aides’ Room 347)
Simultaneous Interpreters (Interpreters’ Booths)
08.00 Simultaneous Interpreters arrive at NCC
09.30 – 09.50 Leaders arrive at NCC via Main Entrance
* Only whispering interpreters, Vietnamese PSOs and Diplomatic Aides accompany Leaders.
* Senior Officials and other Aides proceed to respective waiting rooms under the guidance of Liaison Officer 1.
- Leaders are welcomed by Chief of Protocol, then escorted by Diplomatic Aides to Leaders’ Lounge (Room 242, 2nd Floor).
09.55 Leaders are escorted to Meeting Room 339 via escalator.
* Whispering interpreters enter Aides’ Room.
10.00 Leaders’ Retreat II commences.
12.15 – 13.45 Official Luncheon
Venue: Room 4.1.1, 2nd Floor, NCC
Access:
Leaders, SOM Chair
Whispering interpreters (if required)
12.00 After Leaders’ Retreat II, Leaders are escorted to Leaders’ Lounge, Room 242, 2nd Floor, NCC.
12.10 Leaders enter Luncheon Room 4.1.1.
14.10 – 14.20 Official Photograph
Venue: Island at the West Entrance, NCC
13.45 After Official Luncheon, Leaders are escorted to Leaders’ Lounge (Room 242 and 243, 2nd Floor). Here, they are assisted to put on Vietnamese Traditional Costume.
* 01 Aide per Economy enters Room 4.1.1 to take their Leaders’ belongings.
13.55 Leaders are escorted via escalator to the Island.
* Only Diplomatic Aides, Vietnamese PSOs and Whispering Interpreters can accompany Leaders. Diplomatic Aides, Vietnamese PSOs wait before the bridge; only Whispering interpreters accompany Leaders to the Island.
* At the Island, 21 Vietnamese girls, lining up in 2 lines, holding plates with Economies’ names, wait for Leaders.
Each Leader stands beside the Vietnamese girl holding the plate with their respective Economy’s name, then proceeding to photograph platform.
14.10 Official Photograph commences
14.25 – 14.35 Leaders’ Declaration
Venue: Island at the West Entrance
14.25 After Official Photograph, Leaders remain at their position.
14.27 Vietnamese President proceeds to the podium and pronounces Leaders’ Declaration.
14.35 Leaders are escorted to Leaders’ Lounge on the 1st Floor. Here, they are assisted to take off Vietnamese Traditional Costume.
In the same order as arrival, Leaders are escorted by respective Diplomatic Aide to the Main Lobby. Here, after being bidden farewell by Vietnamese President, Leaders proceed to their cars and leave NCC via Main Entrance.
15.30 – 16.00 Vietnamese Leader’s Press Conference
NCC
4. APEC ECONOMIC LEADERS’ SPOUSES PROGRAM
18 – 19 November 2006
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Day 1 Saturday, 18 November 2006
10.10 Spouses leave hotels for Horizon Hotel by separate motorcades.
10.20 – 10.25 Spouses arrive at Horizon Hotel
10.25 Spouses leave for Temple of Literature by bus
10.30 – 11.30 Visit to Temple of Literature (Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam)
Photo Session
Access: Leaders’ Spouses + 2, Ministers’ Spouses, Spouses of Heads of Missions of APEC Economies in Ha Noi.
11.30 Leave for Government Guest House, 12 Ngo Quyen St. by bus
11.40 Arrive at Government Guest House
12.00 – 13.40 Luncheon hosted by Vietnamese President’s Spouse
Venue: Government Guest House, 12 Ngo Quyen St.
Access: Leaders’ Spouses, Ministers’ Spouses, Spouses of Heads of Missions of APEC Economies in Ha Noi.
13.40 Leave for respective hotels by separate motorcades.
Day 2 Sunday, 19 November 2006
09.00 Spouses leave hotels for Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology by separate motorcades
09.15 – 09.20 Spouses arrive at Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology
09.20 – 10.30 Visit to Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology
Access: Leaders’ Spouses + 2, Ministers’ Spouses, Spouses of Heads of Missions of APEC Economies in Ha Noi.
10.30 Spouses leave for Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre by bus
10.50 – 11.35 Water Puppet Show
Venue: Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre.
Access: Leaders’ Spouses + 2, Ministers’ Spouses, Spouses of Heads of Missions of APEC Economies in Ha Noi.
11.35 – 11.50 Vietnamese President’s Spouse bids farewell to Leaders’ Spouses.
* Note: Economies must advice the Protocol Sub-Committee for APEC 2006 whether their Leaders' Spouse wishes to participate along with the names of all accompanying people no later than 31 October 2006.


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