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Informal Meeting of EU Defence Ministers 


Who is who -gallery

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.

Wednesday 28 August

15.00 – 20.00 Media Centre open

Thursday 29 August

7.00 Media Centre opens

7.00 – 7.30 Distribution of Pool 1 cards: Doorstep photo opportunity and interviews

Place: Information desk

7.30 Pool 1 meeting: Doorstep photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast (Arrivals and doorstep)

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

8.45 Pool 2 meeting: round table – photo opportunity
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast (Round table)

9:00 – 10.45 Working Session I: Climate and Defence/Security

10.00 – 10.30 Distribution of Pool 3 cards: Family photo
Place: Information desk

10.30  Pool 3 meeting: Family photo of ministers
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast (Family photo)

11:15 – 13.00 Working Session II: Coordinated Maritime Presences

13:00 Working lunch on hybrid threats with Foreign Ministers

11.00 – 14.00 Lunch
Place: Lounge

15.00 – 15.30 Main press conference: High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen. 
Place: Veranda 1
Live broadcast