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The informal meeting of the European Union member states ministers of research and innovation, Bucharest, Romania

Met dank overgenomen van Roemeens voorzitterschap Europese Unie 1e helft 2019 (Roemeens voorzitterschap), gepubliceerd op woensdag 3 april 2019.

On 3 April 2019, in the context of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, an informal meeting of the ministers of research and innovation in the E.U. Member States takes place.

This informal meeting will be chaired by the Minister of Research and Innovation, Nicolae Hurduc. The European Commission will be represented by the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas.

The meeting starts on Tuesday, 2 April, with a visit to University Politehnica of Bucharest. The program continues with an official dinner at the Royal Palace.

On Wednesday, 3 April, the ministers meet at the Palace of the Parliament to discuss, within two sessions, priority subject matters on the R&D agenda of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The first session will be dedicated to identifying measures to increase and expand scientific excellence across the European Union.

The second session will address the scientific cooperation within the Black Sea basin, and ways in which we can increase the degree of capitalizing on the potential of scientific collaboration in this area.

Practical information:

  • Accreditation
  • Journalists’ access to the meeting is exclusively based on press accreditation. The accreditation can be secured through the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union website, at: https://accreditation.romania2019.eu/;
  • Accreditation badges are provided exclusively in the Palace of the Parliament, at the Accreditation Center of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (Bucharest, Izvor Street, nr. 2-4), S2 entrance;
  • An accreditation badge will be issued based on the accreditation approval and an identity card or passport;
  • MEDIA PRESS CENTER
  • During the meeting, the Media Press Center will operate in the Palace of the Parliament (Bucharest, Izvor Street, 2-4), entrance A3 / S2 starting with 7.30 AM up to 7.30 PM.
  • Images of the meeting can be taken from TVR, the official broadcaster of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union;
  • PRELIMINARY MEDIA PROGRAMME

Tuesday, 2 April

Visit to University Politehnica of Bucharest and official dinner.

Mass media is not allowed to participate in these events. Images of the meeting will be provided by the organizers through the official website of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Wednesday, 3 Aprilie

Informal meeting of the ministers of research and innovation of the European Union Member States

09.00-09.45: Doorstep and handshake - photo and video opportunities for the accredited press.

Location - C1 entrance, Palace of Parliament

09.45-10.00: Tour de table - photo and video opportunities for the accredited press.

Location: Palace of Parliament, I.C. Bratianu Hall

12.30-13.00: Family photo - photo and video opportunities for the accredited press.

Location: Palace of Parliament, 1st floor, in front of A.I. Cuza Hall;

16.00-16.30: Press Conference

With the participation of the Romanian Minister of Research and Innovation, Nicolae Hurduc, and the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas.

Location: Palace of Parliament, Nicolae Iorga Hall

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