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Informal Meeting of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs (Ecofin) and Eurogroup

Indicative Media Programme 13–14 September

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Live broadcast

Thursday 12 September

15.00-20.00 Media Centre open

15.00 Background briefing on agenda items for informal meeting of EU ministers for economic and financial affairs (Ecofin) in Helsinki

Friday 13 September

7.00 Media Centre opens

7.00–7.30 Distribution of Pool 1 cards: Doorstep, arrival of Eurogroup delegations
Place: Information desk

7.30 Pool 1 meeting: Doorstep, arrival of Eurogroup delegations – photograph and interview opportunity
Place: Meeting point

7.30–8.15 Distribution of Pool 2 cards: Tour de table (Eurogroup)
Place: Information desk

8.15 Pool 2 meeting: Tour de table (Eurogroup) – photographers
Place: Meeting point

8.30–10.10 Eurogroup

8.45–9.30 Distribution of Pool 3 cards: Doorstep, arrival of Eurogroup in inclusive format
Place: Information desk

9.30 Pool 3 meeting: Doorstep, arrival of Eurogroup in inclusive format – photograph and interview opportunity
Place: Meeting point

10.15–12.30 Eurogroup in inclusive format

12.30–13.00 Eurogroup press conference: President of Eurogroup Mário Centeno, Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis, European Stability Mechanism Managing Director Klaus Regling and Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank Benoît Cœuré.
Place: Veranda 1
Interpretation in English and Finnish

13.00–14.30 Working lunch for the Ministers

14.00-14.45 Distribution of Pool 4 cards: Tour de table (Ecofin)
Place: Info desk

14.45 Pool 4 meeting: Tour de table (Ecofin) – photographers

15.00–17.30 Ecofin Working Session I

16.30–17.15 Distribution of Pool 5 cards: Family photo
Place: Information desk

17.15 Pool 5 meeting: Family photo
Place: Meeting point

17.45–18.15 Ecofin press conference: Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä, Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis and Vice-President of the European Central Bank Luis de Guindos.
Place: Veranda 1
Interpretation in English and Finnish

21.00 Media Centre closes

Saturday 14 September

7.00 Media Centre opens

7.00–7.45 Distribution of Pool 1 cards: Doorstep
Place: Information desk

7.45 Pool 1 meeting: Doorstep
Place: Meeting point

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

8.45 Pool 2 meeting: Round table
Place: Meeting point

9.00–12.45 Ecofin Working Session II

13.00–13.30 Ecofin Press Conference: Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä, Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis.
Place: Veranda 1
Interpretation in English and Finnish

17.30 Media Centre closes