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Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government of the European Union – Sibiu, May 9

In the context of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government of the European Union will take place on May 9, 2019, in Sibiu. The event will be held at the City Hall of Sibiu.

The high-level meeting will be hosted by Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania, the member state currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The reunion will be chaired by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council.

The Informal Summit in Sibiu will be attended by the Heads of State or Government of the European Union, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani.

PRELIMINARY MEDIA PROGRAMME:

Thursday, May 9, 2019 – Sibiu

11.45 – 12.30  Doorstep – Arrival of the Heads of State or Government

Photo/video opportunities for the accredited media

Venue Piața Mare/ The Large Square

11.45 – 12.30  Handshake (Pool 1) – Welcome of the Heads of State or Government by the President of Romania Klaus Werner Iohannis

Photo/video opportunities for the media accredited for Pool 1

Venue City Hall of Sibiu

 12.30               Tour-de-table (Pool 2) – Plenary meeting of the Heads of State or Government

Photo/video opportunities for the media accredited for Pool 2

Venue City Hall of Sibiu

 13.15               Family picture (Pool 3)

Photo/video opportunities for the media accredited for Pool 3

Venue Piața Mare/ The Large Square

13.30               Working lunch of the Heads of State or Government of the European Union

Access only for host broadcaster and host photographer

18.00               PRESS CONFERENCE with

  • President of Romania, Klaus Werner Iohannis
  • President of the European Council, Donald Tusk
  • President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker

Simultaneous translation: Romanian, English, French

Venue: Piața Mică / Small Square – The Conference Press room of the PRES RO

Practical information:

ACCREDITATION

Access of the media representatives to the Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government of the European Union is done exclusively based on the press accreditation.

The accreditation can be done on the official website of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU: https://accreditation.romania2019.eu/ by 03.05.2019 the latest.

Please select Informal Summit of Heads of State and Government of EU Member States and fill in the attached files. Following registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail for processing your accreditation application. Within the next 5-7 working days, the journalists will receive by e-mail a notification on the approval or the rejection of their accreditation application.

The accredited journalists willing to take part in the Pool sessions are required to inform about the option at sibiubooking@mae.ro by May 1, 2019.

The badges for the Pool sessions will be collected at the same time with the accreditation badges.

For reasons of limited space, access to Pool 2 (Tour-de-table) can only be allowed for 35 persons altogether. This number includes the official host broadcaster and photographers. Each delegation will receive one access badge for Pool 2, which they will hand over to the official media representative of the Member State that they represent.

COLLECTION OF BADGES

In order to collect the accreditation badges, you need to present the following documents:

  • Accreditation approval (please print the confirmation you previously received by email);
  • ID card or passport.

The accreditation badges as well as the badges for the Pool sessions can be collected as follows:

  • May 1-5: Bucharest, 9.00 – 17.00, from the Palace of the Parliament – The Accreditation Centre of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU, located at S2 entrance (no. 2-4, Izvor Street);
  • May 8: Sibiu, 7.30 – 19.00, from the Accreditation Desk located on Avram Iancu Street;
  • May 9: Sibiu, 7.00 – 17.00, from the Accreditation Desk located on Avram Iancu Street.

LATE ACCREDITATION PROCEDURE

 For security reasons, late accreditation may only be approved under exceptional circumstances, although it can be denied. The late accreditation desks are situated on Avram Iancu Street and will be open as follows:

  • on May 8, in Sibiu: 7.30 – 19.00
  • on May 9, in Sibiu: 7.00 – 17.00

 PRESS CENTRE

Location: Piața Mică/ Small Square Sibiu

Opening hours:

May 8: 7.30 – 21.00

May 9: 7.00 – 24.00

Throughout the event, the ACCESS of the media to the Press Centre area is done exclusively through the access points located on Avram Iancu Street and on Ocnei Street (Please see the MEDIA GUIDE).

Additional information about the media programme, accreditation, the press centre as well as other practical data are available in the MEDIA GUIDE of the event.

Information about the participants at the Informal Summit are available in the WHO’S WHO guide.

For more information about Sibiu visit:         https://www.sibiu.ro

                                                                         http://www.tursib.ro/en

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