Nointernational transaction is free of Riskand this Course offers an in-depth analysis of those thatare most likely to affect Zones and Investment Promotion Agencies.  Theserisks may come from organisations and companies with existing or prospectiveinvestments, and may also be connected to global supply chains.

Recent newsfrom the UAE confirms the suitability of our choice of DUBAI as avenue for this Course.  A new General Authority for the Security ofPorts, Borders and Free Zones has recently been created.  Will this serveas a model in other territories?

The First Day of the Risk Assessmentand Management Course will be attended by all participants andthe Second Day will be split into twoBreakout Sessions :

A.  Managing Risk in Supply Chains and Customs or

B.  Managing Risk in Investment Decisions and Capacity Building

Presentersinclude : Clive VokesFounding Director, Market Scoping International and former European Director ofthe Welsh Development Agency (WDA) Dr.Juha Hintsa and Dr. Luca Urciuoli of the Cross-borderResearch Association (CRIM), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Whoshould attend

This practicalprogramme will provide valuable advice and ideas to participants from aroundthe world, be they zoneauthorities/operators, investment promotion and development agencies, customsofficials, potential donors, logistics operators or zone companies.The Courses have been designed to highlight the most recent changes andinnovations in order to assist participants ensure that their Risk Assessment and Managementprogrammes can fulfil their strategic objectives in the current global economicclimate. All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

You candownload the programme at   http://www.freezones.org/DubaiProgramme.pdf.  The Course will be held at the five-star Al Murooj Rotana which is situatedacross from Dubai Mall and the famous Burj Khalifa Tower, 10 minutes from DubaiInternational Airport. Visa support can be arranged through the hotel.

We look forwardto seeing your organisation represented in June, alongside those whohave already registered . Please forward this email on to the relevantdecision maker if you are not able to join us personally.