Update information - Informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs ministers from the EU member states, February 6th-8th 2019 - EU monitor

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Source: Romanian presidency of the EU (Romanian presidency)†i, published on Wednesday, February 6 2019.

Venue: Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest

Presided by:

Carmen Dan, Minister of Internal Affairs (for the Home Affairs session, February 7th)

Tudorel Toader, Minister of Justice (for the Justice session, February 8th)

Wednesday, February 6th

A welcome cocktail will be offered in the evening for Home Affairs delegation members.

For journalists arriving in Romania on February 6th, the Ministry of Internal Affairs organises a guided tour of the Palace of the Parliament Palace, in between 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. The tour also aims to accommodate journalists with the press areas, the press conference rooms and Council working spaces.

Thursday, February 7th, Home Affairs Session*

  • 08.30 - Arrivals (live streaming)
  • 08.30 - Doorstep by Minister of Internal Affairs, Carmen Dan
  • 09.30 - Starting of the working sessions
  • Agenda adoption
  • First session: Terrorism
  • Second session: Police cooperation
  • Working lunch: Schengen area
  • Third session: Migration and asylum
  • Other topics
  • 17.15 - Press Conference in the Nicolae Iorga Hall at the Palace of the Parliament

The list of heads of delegation can be accessed here

During the working sessions that are closed to media representatives, journalists can attend 2 documentary visits to the Border Police Coordination Centre and the Bucharest Integrated Municipal Centre for Emergency Situation, as follows:

  • 11.00 - Departure from the Palace of the Parliament to the Border Police Headquarters for documentation at the Operational Coordination Centre.
  • 12.00 - return to the Palace of the Parliament for lunch;
  • 14.00 - departure from the Palace of the Parliament to the Bucharest Integrated Municipal Centre for Emergency Situation;
  • 15.00 - return to the Palace of the Parliament.

*The hours are estimative and are subject to change.

Friday, February 8th, Justice Session*

  • 09.30 - Doorstep by Minister of Justice, Tudorel Toader
  • 10.00 - Starting of the working sessions
  • Agenda adoption
  • First session: Ways of further development of judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters
  • Working lunch: Gathering electronic evidence in criminal matters: the protection of people against cyber-crime in respect of the rule of law standards and the fundamental human rights
  • Second Session: The future of judicial cooperation in criminal matters in the EU
  • 15:30 - Press Conference, Nicolae Iorga Hall, Palace of the Parliament.

*The hours are estimative and are subject to change.

The list of heads of delegation can be accessed here

Download the media guide:

https://www.romania2019.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/media-guide_en.pdf

Download the preliminary agenda:

https://www.romania2019.eu/2019/01/25/informal-meeting-of-eu-justice-and-home-affairs-ministers-in-bucharest/