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

Kalender
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

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.

Media information

Requests for media accreditation should be sent to [email protected] using the application form below.

Requests must include:

  • the application form duly completed
  • a copy of passport and/or ID document of the applicant
  • a digital passport-style colour photo of the applicant (preferably with a white or light gray background)
  • a complete and detailed list of the equipment for temporary customs release (included in the application form), any equipment listed will not be cleared by customs unless relevant taxes and duties are paid
  • Media accreditation request form - French version

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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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