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Informal Meeting of Environment/Climate Ministers

Media programme

Information and schedules will be updated closer to the date of the meeting.

Registration for interviews and pools
Booking of Radio/TV editing booths 

NB. It is not possible for one photographer to attend both doorstep and round table due to pool schedules. Only escorted access to the photo opportunities.

All times are shown in EET.

Wednesday 10 July

15.00–21.00 Media Centre opens

15.0016.30 Press briefing for Informal Meeting of Environment/Climate Ministers
Place: Ministry of Environment, Aleksanterinkatu 7
Registration

Thursday 11 July

7.00 Media Centre opens

7.15–8.00 Distribution of Pool 1 cards: doorstep photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Information desk

8.00–8.45 Pool 1: doorstep photo opportunity and interviews – camera operators and journalists
Place: Meeting point

8.00–8.45 Distribution of Pool 2 cards: round table
Place: Information desk

8.45–9.00 Pool 2 meeting: round table – camera operators
Place: Meeting point

9.00–11.00 Working session I: Climate change, EU climate ambition and messages (member states)

11.10 Arrival of other delegations – handshake: exclusively host broadcaster
Photos and audiovisual material

11.30–13.00 Working session II: Climate change, enhancing global ambition (all delegations)

The host broadcaster provides a live webcast of working session II.
Photos and audiovisual material

12.00–12.45 Distribution of Pool 3 cards: family photo
Place: Information desk

12.45–13.15 Pool 3: Family photo of ministers – camera operators
Place: Meeting point

11.00–14.00 Lunch
Place: Lounge

13.15–15.00 Working lunch: Post-2020 global biodiversity framework; EU role, input and level of ambition

15.15–16.00 Press conference – photographers and journalists
Place: Veranda 1 (main press conference room)

21.00 Media Centre closes

Friday 12 July

7.00 Media Centre opens

7.10–7.50 Distribution of Pool 1 cards: doorstep photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Information desk

7.50–8.45 Pool 1: doorstep photo opportunity and interviews – camera operators and journalists
Place: Meeting point

8.00–8.45 Distribution of Pool 2 cards: round table
Place: Information desk

8.45–9.00 Pool 2 meeting: round table – camera operators 
Place: Meeting point

9.00–11.00 Working session I: Circular economy, potential of circular economy solutions to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss

11.30–13.30 Working session II: Circular economy, discussion on the next steps for a possible EU circular economy 2.0

The host broadcaster provides a live webcast of both working sessions

11.00–14.00 Lunch
Place: Lounge

13.45–14.30 Press conference – photographers and journalists
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen, Commissioner Karmenu Vella and Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
Place: Veranda 1 (main press conference room)

21.00 Media Centre closes