The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

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Press Release
Seventh Euromed meeting in Luxembourg on 30 and 31 May

Date of release : 27-05-2005

Policy area : General Affairs and External Relations

Event : VIIth Ministerial Euro-Mediterranean Conference


The seventh ministerial Euro-Mediterranean (Euromed) meeting will be held on 30 and 31 May 2005 in Luxembourg. It will be dedicated to the evaluation of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership, in preparation of the 10th anniversary of the Barcelona declaration in November 2005. The discussions should allow for a definition of the bases for the future and permit for a re-launch of the partnership.

On 30 May, the EU will hold an exchange of views with the Arab Group as well as with Israel, on the situation in the Middle East, and in particular the Peace Process.



Media Programme

Monday 30 May 2005

2.00 pm - 2.30 pm  Arrival of ministers Visual media : coverage of the arrival outside the building

2.30 pm - 3.30 pm  EU-Arab Group (Troika) Room C : visual media : tour de table at the beginning of the Troika

3.30 pm - 4.30 pm  EU-Israel (Troika)  Room B : visual media : tour de table at the beginning of the Troika

4.40 pm Press conference

Tuesday 31 May 2005

8.30 am - 9.00 am  Arrival of ministers Visual media : coverage of the arrival outside the building

9.00 am - 9.30 am  VII Ministerial Euro-Mediterranean Conference Room A : visual media : tour de table Opening Ceremony Speech by the current President of the Council of the European Union, Jean Asselborn

9.30 am - 11.00 am  Ministerial plenary session

11.00 am - 11.15 am  Family photo: In the presence of the visual media

11.15 am - 1.00 pm  Ministerial plenary session

1.00 pm  Press conference


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