Organisation and implementation of training activities on the control of Food Contact Materials, their use and marketing under the "BTSF" initiative, Session 7
The General objective of BTSF is to ensure a high level of consumer protection throughout the EU internal market and to increase levels of trade in safe food across the globe by the implementation of efficient, objective and adequate official controls. This objective is achieved by training the staff of the competent authorities, offering a better network and ongoing dialogue with partners from both within, and outside, the European Union, thus contributing to a high level of expertise and competence.
The Specific objective of the present BTSF programme on Food Contact Materials is to spread knowledge and best practices in official control of FCMs and ensure better enforcement of EU rules thanks to exchanges of best practices between participants, specifically on:
The training session will especially address key questions such as :
Deadline of registration : October 8th, 2019
Selection procedure :
The dateline for the submission of the application will be 6 weeks before the event, which is the optimal period to ensure the availability of adequate flights. The selection of participants will depends on :
The targeted public are official inspectors from European competent authorities which deals with food industries and packaging industries.
The Project Manager informs the NCPs of the selection criteria for participants as early as possible in the project course, and is careful to give priority to the participants corresponding to the following criteria:
Training center & Accommodation :
Participants will be accommodated at the Divani Hotel Acropolis
DIVANI PALACE ACROPOLIS
11742 Athens Greece
DIVANI PALACE ACROPOLIS *****, located right in the centre of the old City of Athens. The capital of Greece is at the crossroads a between Europe and Asia, benefiting from the cultural richness of both.
The Hotel sits just below the shadow of the Acropolis, moments away from the old quarter of Plaka, the brand-new archaeological Museum of Acropolis and the well-known Herodian theatre. The accommodation as well as the training room has been arranged at the premises of the 5 stars Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel. Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel in Athens is a testimony to a fascinating history. This simply irresistible luxury hotel in Athens entwines old and new. The hotel offers the finest accommodation and a unique combination of Mediterranean cuisine and International flavours.
Facilities such as free Wi-Fi connection, swimming pool, dinner in rooms and pool-bars, are among the services that all guests will be able to enjoy following their training sessions.