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Information for the media
XII Ministerial Meeting EU-Rio Group (media accreditation, press conferences)
Jean Asselborn, the Luxembourg Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration and current President of the Council of the European Union, will chair the XII Ministerial Meeting EU-Rio Group that will take place at the Kiem Conference Centre (Kiem CC) in Luxembourg on 26 and 27 May 2005.
Several meetings will take place on 26 May 2005 in the framework of the XII Ministerial Meeting EU-Rio Group. Each meeting will be followed by a press conference.
10 am: II EU-Chile Association Council
1 pm: XXI Ministerial Meeting of the San José Dialogue – EU (Troika)-Central America
3.45 pm: EU-Mexico Joint Council
5 pm: EU-Andean Community Ministerial Meeting
8.30 pm: EU-Mercosur Ministerial Meeting
The press conferences will be given at 10.45 am, 2.30 pm, 4.30 pm, 6.30 pm and 10 pm.
On 27 May 2005, the XII Ministerial Meeting EU-Rio Group will be held after an opening ceremony. The press conference will be given at 5.30 pm.
Media representatives who want to cover this meeting are required to apply online for accreditation before 24 May 2005.
The media guide gives you more information on this meeting.
Please note that last-minute modifications in the programme cannot be excluded