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EU-League of Arab States summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Sharm el-Sheikh

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datum 24 februari 2019 - 25 februari 2019
plaats Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypte
aanwezigen D.F. (Donald) Tusk, J.C. (Jean-Claude) Juncker e.a.

The summit is an opportunity to further strengthen relations and join forces to take on common challenges

Media information

For press arrangements, please contact Mr Mohamed Imam:

Agenda highlights

The EU-League of Arab States (LAS) summit will bring together for the first time heads of state or government from both sides.

President Donald Tusk will co-chair the meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. He will represent the EU along with President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Leaders from both sides will seek to strengthen Arab-European ties. They will also address a wide range of issues and common challenges, such as:

  • multilateralism
  • trade and investment
  • migration
  • security
  • the situation in the region

The meeting is expected to start in the afternoon on Sunday 24 February and end with a press conference in the afternoon on Monday 25 February. It will take place in the International Congress Centre in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Ahead of the summit, foreign ministers from the EU and the LAS gathered in Brussels for a ministerial meeting.

Indicative programme

24/02/2019

16:00

Arrivals

17:00

Official welcome

17:30

Opening ceremony

17:50

First plenary session

20:05

Family photo

20:15

Official dinner

25/02/2019

09:30

Arrivals

10:30

Restricted session

12:00

Second plenary session

14:00

Closing ceremony

14:20

Press conference

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