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Informal Meeting of Minister for Agriculture 22–24 September, Helsinki

Indicative media programme

Editing booth reservations (deadline 18 September)

Pool registration

Who is who

Monday 23 September 

15.0020.00 Media Centre open

Tuesday 24 September

Live broadcast

7.00–7.30 Distribution of Pool 1 cards: doorstep – photographers, camera operators and interviewers
Place: information desk

7.30 Pool 1 meeting: doorstep 
Place: meeting point

8.00–8.40 Distribution of Pool 2 cards: family photo – photographers and camera operators
Place: information desk

8.00–8.40 Distribution of Pool 3 cards: round table – photographers and camera operators
Place: information desk

8.40 Pool 2 meeting: family photo 
Place: meeting point

8.45 Pool 3 meeting: round table – photographers and camera operators
Place: meeting point

9.00–13.00 Working session on soil carbon sequestration in agriculture

Opening words by Jari Leppä, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry (webcast)

Speeches by stakeholder organisations (webcast):
Committee of Professional Agricultural Organisations (COPA)
General Committee for Agricultural Cooperation in the European Union (COCEGA)
European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA)

10.45 Media background briefing about soil carbon sequestration and the ministerial meeting
Presentation by Ministerial Adviser Birgitta Vainio-Mattila (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry)
Interviews by request after the briefing.
Place: Veranda 1

13.00–13.30 Press conference
Place: Veranda 1

17.30 Media Centre closes