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Informal Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs (Gymnich)

MEDIA PROGRAMME, 29-30 AUGUST

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 family photo and round table due to pool schedules. Only escorted access to the photo opportunities.

Thursday 29 August

7.00 Media Centre opens

11.00–14.00 Lunch
Place: Lounge

11.00–11.50 Distribution of Pool 4 cards: Doorstep – photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Information desk

11.50 Pool 4 meeting: Doorstep – photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast

13.00–14.45 Joint working lunch on hybrid threats, with EU Ministers of Defence

14.30–15.15 Distribution of Pool 5 cards: Family photo – photographers
Place: Information desk

15.00–15.45 Distribution of Pool 6 cards: Round table – photographers
Place: Information desk

15.15 Pool 5 meeting: Family photo – photographers
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast

15.45 Pool 6 meeting: Round table – photographers
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast

16.00–18.00 Working session I on wider Middle East

20.00 Media Centre closes

Friday 30 August

7.00 Media Centre opens

7.00–7.15 Distribution of Pool 1 cards: Doorstep – photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Information desk

7.15 Pool 1 meeting: Doorstep – photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast

8.30–10.00 Working session II on Europe and the Arctic

9.00–9.45 Distribution of Pool 2 cards: Arrival of Western Balkan partners, doorstep – photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Information desk

9.30–10.15 Distribution of Pool 3 cards: Round table – photographers
Place: Information desk

9.45 Pool 2 meeting: Arrival of Western Balkan partners, doorstep – photo opportunity and interviews
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast

10.15 Pool 3 meeting: Round table – photographers
Place: Meeting point
Live broadcast

10.30–12.00 Working session with Western Balkan Partners on regional cooperation

11.00–14.00 Lunch
Place: Lounge

12.00–12.30 Main press conference: High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto. 
Place: Veranda 1
Live broadcast

13.00–14.30 Informal lunch on human rights, hosted by the Finnish Presidency

15.30–16.30 National press conference: Minister of foreign Affairs of Finland Pekka Haavisto
Place: Veranda 1
Live broadcast

19.30 Media Centre closes