Media advisory - General Affairs Council (Cohesion), 18 November 2021

Source: Council of the European Union (Council) i, published on Thursday, November 18 2021.

Indicative programme

Thursday 18 November 2021

Place: Europa building, Brussels

Chair: Zvonko Černač, Slovenian Minister for Development and European Cohesion Policy

All times are approximate and subject to change

from 08.45 Arrivals (live streaming)

9.00 Doorstep Minister Černač

10.00 Beginning of the General Affairs Council (Cohesion)

Adoption of the agenda

10.05 Approval of A items (public session)

  • Inclusion of the Republic of San Marino in the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR)
  • The contribution of cohesion policy programmes to recovery, competitive sustainability, green and digital transition, resilience and economic, social and territorial cohesion - challenges and opportunities in the coming years
  • Any other business

At the end of the meeting (+/- 13.00) press conference in live streaming.

Arrangements for the press conference

The press conference will take place in a hybrid format: EU accredited journalists will be able to participate and ask questions either in person at the Justus Lipsius press room or remotely.

Journalists with a press badge can enter the premises to work in the Press Centre and/or attend a press conference or a press briefing, on a first-come, first-served basis, until maximum capacity is reached (70). In this case, there will be no need to register in advance.

However, if you are following the press conference remotely and if you hadn't registered for one of the previous General Affairs Council press events, please use this link to do so and have the possibility to ask questions remotely.

Deadline for registration: Thursday, 18 November 2021, 12.00

Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants shortly after the deadline.

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